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All Bets Are On pdf All Bets Are On , ebook All Bets Are On , epub All Bets Are On , doc All Bets Are On , e-pub All Bets Are On , All Bets Are On 2690f6485ed A Paranormal Category Romance From Entangled S Covet Imprint The Prince Of Hell Needs To Get Laid Well, According To His Minions, Anyway Now Derek Wescott, Ruler Of The Eighth Level Of Hell, Has Been Set Up On Anonline DateAnd Worse Still, His Minions Are Placing Bets That Derek Won T Be Able To Entice The Sweet Yet Plain Jaclyn Reynolds Into Bed Before Midnight But Derek Has No Intention Of Losing The Bet Not Now Not EverJaclyn, On The Other Hand, Is In Danger Of Losing Everything The Charity She Runs Is In Trouble, And She Is Desperate For Cash The Moment She Sees Her Absolutely Gorgeous And Insanely Wealthy Date, She Knows She S In Way Over Her Head She Also Knows His Type All Too Well, And It Will Be A Cold Day In Hell Before She Ever Gets Into His Bed Yet Derek Offers Her A Friendly Wager He Ll Give , To Her Charity If She Can Resist HimThe Wagers Have Been Set The Game Has Begun And Derek Will Do Just About Anything To Ensure That Jaclyn Is Completely And Infernally His


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    3 You re not my type Stars.Derek Wescott, Prince of Hell, has been signed up to a dating website by his Minions in the hope that getting him laid will loosen him up, and make him afun guy to be around His mother wants grand babies to carry on the Wescott line, and his sister wants to take his job, so he is feeling the pressure somewhat Much to his surprise, the woman that they manage to set him up with is neither interested in him, his charms or in the opportunity of getting laid He 3 You re not my type Stars.Derek Wescott, Prince of Hell, has been signed up to a dating website by his Minions in the hope that getting him laid will loosen him up, and make him afun guy to be around His mother wants grand babies to carry on the Wescott line, and his sister wants to take his job, so he is feeling the pressure somewhat Much to his surprise, the woman that they manage to set him up with is neither interested in him, his charms or in the opportunity of getting laid He didn t like homely, needy girls He liked them busty, blonde, and superficial.Jaclyn Reynolds agrees to a blind date after being pressured by her best friend to get out and have a little fun, as well as trying to score a date for an upcoming charity ball where she can raise some much needed funds for the Safe Haven Shelter that she oversees Unfortunately Derek is everything she dislikes in a guy, and rather than falling for his charms, she is falling over herself to get away from him.She didn t need a man in her life to keep her happy She didn t need conversation, didn t miss having to ask permission for what she wanted to do, to buy, and she certainly didn t need the stress of trying to make another person happy All bets are On was an easygoing, not too heavy on the PNR kind of read I didn t love it and I didn t hate it It s a laid back story, in the strongest terms, the drama iscomical than serious, and I found Jaclyn s constant tooing and froing with regards to how she felt about Derek a little overplayed as the story progressed I need time alone to sort it all out To think Was usually followed by them having sex and shortly after her promptly telling him You re not my type I did like the little twist that the author put with regards to the premise of a Prince of Hell on earth and how his work was actually for the good of mankind, rather than bad, and Rufus the dog was also a cute addition to their story You are an angel doing heaven s dirty work ARC generously provided via Netgalley, in exchange for the above honest review


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    Reviewed for Read Your Writes Book Reviews Few can say their family business is ruling the varying levels of hell Nor can many admit to having Cerberus, Minos and Phlegyas as their staff Derek Wescott can He commands the eighth circle of hell and wants the ninth His mum has a caveat though a grandchild Not happening when the Prince of Hell is single, something his three minions decide to rectify Their boss needs to get laid and Derek is thrown into his own personal hellonline datin Reviewed for Read Your Writes Book Reviews Few can say their family business is ruling the varying levels of hell Nor can many admit to having Cerberus, Minos and Phlegyas as their staff Derek Wescott can He commands the eighth circle of hell and wants the ninth His mum has a caveat though a grandchild Not happening when the Prince of Hell is single, something his three minions decide to rectify Their boss needs to get laid and Derek is thrown into his own personal hellonline dating His date Jaclyn Reynolds A sweet yet seemingly plain and dull woman who runs a foundation for homeless kids She is not his typeHe didn t like homely, needy girls He liked them busty, blonde, and superficialBut underneath the mousy exterior is a lady who has fire, determination and simply dreams of finding the right guy to end her loneliness When they meet the sparks fly as do the insults, but it ends on a betYou spend the night with me without ending up in my bed, and I ll throw in 10,000 for your shelter. Who wins is for you to find out but it s a sexy, witty journey in doing so with some heartfelt thrown in the mix Derek was a perfect blend of charming and arrogant and his and Jacklyn s chemistry held plenty heat but was also touching I loved how hell and it s purpose were portrayed and with little unexpected surprises, characters that I despised and an epilogue that made me laugh, it was a thoroughly enjoyable read Copy Received courtesy of Entangled Publishing via NetGalley in exchange for review


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    PAGES SURVIVED 15% A Rage Reading in 14 Parts The heroine just called people who use online dating sites desperate Ummmmm Hey glitch, how about don t be a judgmental assI m bored with tearing apart their companies, stealing their wives, and destroying their lives IsIs this hero proto Trump Soooo A non heroine woman just got described as cheap by the hero Dear authors Can y all cut it out with casually insulting women It s just PAGES SURVIVED 15% A Rage Reading in 14 Parts The heroine just called people who use online dating sites desperate Ummmmm Hey glitch, how about don t be a judgmental assI m bored with tearing apart their companies, stealing their wives, and destroying their lives IsIs this hero proto Trump Soooo A non heroine woman just got described as cheap by the hero Dear authors Can y all cut it out with casually insulting women It s just gross Stop that Bonus points for the fact that the old dude she was hanging onto didn t get the dismissive sneer Oh no It s obviously THE WOMAN who is worthy of scornI can t make it to the ball, even if it s at the Trump Resort in Miami BeachYou know whose name I DON T want showing up in my romance novels I LL GIVE YA 1 GUESSThe poor woman gave definition to the word boring No wonder she had to stoop to using a dating site AGAIN, AUTHOR, STOP SHITTING ON WOMEN WHO INTERNET DATE This is how humans meet other humans in the 21st century, you troglodyteHe didn t date homely, needy girlsYOU AIN T EVEN MET THE WOMAN YET, YOU ASS FACE Dude s making fun of her without even knowing herAnd he s supposed to be our hero BITCH HOW Grreeeeeaaaaaat Now his demonic dude bros are ROTFL ing over her small breasts how horny desperate she must be to meet King DicksAlot.FUCK YOU ALL VERY MUCHOh come on, we re just having a little fun You need to lighten up Funny That s EXACTLY what white male privileged entitled dip shits ALWAYS FUCKING SAYThe poor woman really needed someone to help her dress and teach her about style UMMMMMMThe poor woman is a grown ass fucking adult whose wardrobe is none of your goddamn businessWhy was she hiding her legs under that tent Perhaps she was one of those cavewomen who didn t shave He shuddered at the thought FUCK YOU AND YOUR FUCKING FUCKED UP VIEW OF GENDER EXPECTATIONS YOU ARCHAIC DICK NOSE TURD GOBLIN Also double fucks for acting like HER body exists for YOUR male gazing sexual pleasureSome dogs didn t have a problem with him others tried to eat his face off Huh Funny.THIS bitch wants to cut your face off with a butter knife.Reason Number 6485 I can relate to a dogShe was right, he really was too much for her 1 He means his hotness gags 2 That s NOT what she means At all.3 Anybody got a forklift I can borrow so I can run this walking cum stain over while belting out Chicago s Cell Block TangoAre you seriously judging me based on my good looks FUCKFACE, YOU LITERALLY JUST JUDGED HER ON HER MOUSY, HOMELY, NEEDY LOOKS NOT 5 PAGES AGOShe was too tight Perhaps that was what was wrong with her Maybe a good fucking was just what she needed Indeed, indeed And you should be the guy she fucks.Anally.With the blade dildo dick from the movie Seven


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    A Prince of Hell hero walking fashion disaster heroine have a twisted fairytale romance filled with FIRE EXTINGUISHER worthy scenes Jaclyn Reynolds has learned abandoned by her father later her mom with a pretty faced male She sees herself as ugly dresses the part with buttoned up tops, skirts to the ground, hideous glasses can never tame her riot of hair The only good things in her life are her furry BFF, Rufus, her BFF, Trish, her nonprofit foundation for free d A Prince of Hell hero walking fashion disaster heroine have a twisted fairytale romance filled with FIRE EXTINGUISHER worthy scenes Jaclyn Reynolds has learned abandoned by her father later her mom with a pretty faced male She sees herself as ugly dresses the part with buttoned up tops, skirts to the ground, hideous glasses can never tame her riot of hair The only good things in her life are her furry BFF, Rufus, her BFF, Trish, her nonprofit foundation for free daycare for homeless folks, trying to get back on their feet Now it s worse because her BFF is making her go on an online blind date with Mr Smoking Hot she hates gorgeous men, plus Trish wants her to take Mr Hotty to a charity ball Derek Westcott is having a day from hell, illiterate, because he is the Ruler of the 8th Circle of Hell his Never Satisfied boss, is his mom Dear old mom thinks he is too slow unimaginative with his assignments, plus she wants a grandkids, but still refuses to tell him who his dad is The 8th Circle is where white collar criminals play for their sins Derek is great at his job has 3 arrogant troublesome minions, Cerberus, Minos Phlegyas, who help him, but also make his lifehellish, daily Their lasted act of shear stupidity was setting him up on an online blind date because they think he needs to get laid bet him that he can t get Ms Mousey into his bed within 48 hours.So over a hot latte, Jaclyn chokes, as she looks into Mr Smoking Hot s eyes of endless blue, then Derek looks at the walking fashion disaster smiles because he was so won that bet After she finds her tongue, she says, No thanks, I don t do handsome men Then she walks out, Derek follows, makes her furry BF like him, bets her to go to the Rutherford Charity Ball with him if she take stay out of his bed, she gets 10,000 for her foundation So off to the ball they go, but 1st she rocks Derek s world by setting her inner BAD GIRL free while wearing a to kill him red ball gown he wants her so bad At the ball, she dazzles every male, but he notices that Jaclyn doesn t realizes how sexy she really is, but his mom does notice fives him his next assignment, shutting down her foundation for embezzlement.After Jaclyn dancing in his arms, has too many glasses of wine, enjoys his wandering hands up her dress, caresses down her nekkid back with a undies dropping kisses filled limo ride, she so turns the tables on him, with sensual torture of her earth shattering moans, while devouring her ice cream, so it s no shock when they land totally nekkid in a hotel bed When the morning comes, all hell breaks loose with his sister spoiling the mood, bets are out in the open a fleeing Jaclyn Soon her foundation comes under fire, their nekkidness comes to bite them in the a , his ex shows up, his 3 minions have an unplanned party, a demanding mom fires him, he takes a few trips to Hell s realm even an angel make an appearance to confuse complicate their romance Will Jaclyn freak out when she learns that he is a Prince of Hell How will Derek show his true heart Who is embezzling Will the 3 minions screw this up for him Can Derek keep his Hellish relatives in line Most importantly, can I please beotch slap all his female relations back to Hell s realm This is my 1st Ms Cooke romance I love how her creative imagination thought up this crazy world of hell creating an actually good at heart Prince of Hell Derek was such a great hero with a warring head, heart, morals, beliefs all wrapped up in a struggle hold of his dear old Mom s hands Jaclyn was a modern day wallflower, with zero confidence, wardrobe of ugliness her hellish past with pretty men, but I love her embracing her BAD GIRL setting her free His mom was a PITA Dowager Duchess, who I personal wanted to push down the tallest staircase I can find, but she did get her face rubbed into her past messes I stood up barely missing my furry reading buddy applauded This romance was a twist Fairy Tale of old the only thing missing was a Fairy Godperson Oh wait, there was an angel Ms Cooke had many 1 liners that made me laugh, but this is my favorite, his smile could kiss the panties off a grandmother It was a romance read, so let s talk about the sex, shall we, my peeps Ms Cooke did have many glorious NEKKID scenes filled with silky caresses a lot pantie dropping with steamy, hard moist happy endings This romance also has magically moments, a hilarious cast of characters, heart melting wrenching with a historical romance feel I give Ms Cooke my top score of 5 fingers up 10 toes for this UNEXPECTED twisted fairytale full of heaven hell NetGalley ARC given for my honest review


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    Rating 4.5 5Steamy and Entertaining Loved the overall story, I do wish the author could have addeddetails of the Underworld towards the end I still highly recommend it, will certainly be readingfrom the author in the future.


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    Derek Wescott is a prince of Hell and his minions have decided to help him out by setting him up with someone through an online dating site Derek is not a happy camper about this but agrees to go on the date to win a bet with his minions.Jaclyn is content with her life, she has her dog Rufus and her non profit daycare for the homeless But with some prompting from her BFF Trish she agrees to go out on a date with Derek When they meet up at a local coffee shop Jaclyn takes one look at Derek and Derek Wescott is a prince of Hell and his minions have decided to help him out by setting him up with someone through an online dating site Derek is not a happy camper about this but agrees to go on the date to win a bet with his minions.Jaclyn is content with her life, she has her dog Rufus and her non profit daycare for the homeless But with some prompting from her BFF Trish she agrees to go out on a date with Derek When they meet up at a local coffee shop Jaclyn takes one look at Derek and promptly changes her mind He is waaay out of her league and she doesn t trust good looking guys Derek is motivated by the bet and a bit intrigued by her refusal to immediately fall into his arms like most women do Derek learns about the Jaclyn s foundation and offers up a bet of his own If she can resist falling into bed with him, he will donate 10,000 to her daycare Jaclyn desperately needs the money, they are in danger of closing their doors without it Someone is stealing money from the daycare and when Derek s mom finds out that he is dating Jaclyn she orders Derek to shut her down I have to say I was intrigued with the different levels of Hell in this world Derek rules the 8th level of Hell and in it he is responsible for punishing corporations and businesses that are cheating, lying, stealing, etc Derek wants to move up and take over the 9th level where he will be in charge of theheinous criminals, like murderers and rapists, but his mother who is his boss doesn t feel that he is creative enough in his punishments in the 8th level for a promotion There were lots of twists and turns, especially after Derek s sister comes in the picture, and a surprising twist that I didn t expect involving another member of his family.I really enjoyed All Bets Are On and will definitely be checking out the authors other books I received a copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review


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    Derek is a prince of hell and lately he s been a little bored with his work, punishing white collar criminals has become a bit tedious He s become such a drag at work that his minions set up an online dating profile for him, because in no uncertain terms, they believe he needs to get laid , they know Derek won t go along with it so they bet him he can t get laid Talk about a kicker to start off the story.Jaclyn runs a charity organization for children, she started it with her friend Trish sh Derek is a prince of hell and lately he s been a little bored with his work, punishing white collar criminals has become a bit tedious He s become such a drag at work that his minions set up an online dating profile for him, because in no uncertain terms, they believe he needs to get laid , they know Derek won t go along with it so they bet him he can t get laid Talk about a kicker to start off the story.Jaclyn runs a charity organization for children, she started it with her friend Trish she doesn t like charity balls and she believes good looking guys are trouble with a capital T On an online dating site she and her friend come across Derek s profile, Trish convinces Jaclyn to send Derek a message.When these two meet it s not love at first sight, it s lust at first sight, butimportantly they start off with this I hate you, you hate me sort of thing.The story is nice, will these two actually find their happily ever after or will the whole prince of hell be a big no no for Jaclyn.The storyline is fun and the characters are entertaining, I would totally have given it a 5 if it weren t for one tiny detail at the end, but I will let you figure which detail out when you read the book.Rating 4 out of 5Read Book


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    Delightful Favorite Quote Let me get this straight You ll stick your hands in my pants and take my money, but you won t sit down and have a cup of coffee with me And Some dogs didn t have a problem with him, others tried to eat his face off This was so damn fun to read Yes it s light weight and frothy and entertaining The tagline from the blurb sold me The Prince of Hell needs to get laid Snort Seriously It was so putzy that I had to give it a chance and I am supremely glad I did D Delightful Favorite Quote Let me get this straight You ll stick your hands in my pants and take my money, but you won t sit down and have a cup of coffee with me And Some dogs didn t have a problem with him, others tried to eat his face off This was so damn fun to read Yes it s light weight and frothy and entertaining The tagline from the blurb sold me The Prince of Hell needs to get laid Snort Seriously It was so putzy that I had to give it a chance and I am supremely glad I did Derek Wescot is the Prince of Hell He is all work and no play and his minions decide to toy with his personal life and create a personal ad to bait the perfect woman to torment him Jaclyn Reynolds is all hidden lushness, camouflaged by her mousy exterior She is a genuinely innocent soul whose extrovert best friend and business partner sets Jaclyn up on a blind date with none other than Derek Electric blue eyes Derek Devilish Derek To beautiful for mere mortal eyes Derek Did I mention that due to childhood trauma, Jaclyn has some serious hang ups about rich, attractive men Let s just say, their first meeting was a near disaster.Okay so I have to be honest Some of the outlandish stuff just didn t gel Derek is a Prince of Hell, but initially seemed like such a non confrontational mamas boy I kept thinking, dude, you are THE Prince of Hell, get your shit together He also had some supremely rude and non complimentary thoughts about Jaclyn who I loved , so for a little while I really did not like him I can handle my hero being an overbearing jerk I can take a scarred hero who needs to be taught how to love But dammit, I don t want my hero taking low blow shots at my heroine The nine circles of Hell he cursed The poor woman gave definition to the word boring No wonder she had to stoop to using a dating website Mousy brown hair and mud green eyes covered up by dark rimmed glasses A grandma button up shirt he couldn t see her skirt but if he had to bet, he d say it was gingham and covered every bit of her pasty white skin Well fuck you too Mr Hot As Hell Lucifer s gift to mortals I could not believe he was so damn mean I hated him.until.Ah yes.the proverbial thin line.I hated him until I loved him Like Jaclyn, there was definitelythan meets the eye to Derek He is all bored playboy with Ambitions his mother keeps beyond his reach Quite honestly, I still wonder just how nefarious and powerful he was seemedpouting poor little rich kid at times Wagers of the skin are recurring through this novel As I expected, Jaclyn intrigues Derek soon enough and before you know it he is betting on conquering and bedding the poor unsuspecting woman The banter and chemistry between them was palatable Though light on A substantial plot and some head scratching moments, Cynthia Cooke has a great voice This little gem of a story felt alive and well just fun I still have a huge grin on my face and while I was reading, I became hyper aware of the dwindling remaining page numbers as.I would have certainly enjoyed spendingtime with this quirky little paranormal world I think what appealed to me is that this e book didn t take itself too seriously Sure it could have skewed darker and Derek could have beenDark Lord and less, Rom com Matthew McConnnahey ish but it worked The uber predictable story line The anti climactic climax, the odd cast of characters, noneentertaining than the underworld s meddling minions and nonwrath inspiring than Derek s Mother s tempered cruelty and his truly evil sister Diedra It all just comes together like one of those unconventional but good and filling, one pot meals.Kudos to Ms Cooke for allowing the necessary GTFOH reaction when Jaclyn discovers Derek is no human man It often nags me when paranormal story heroines are all like NO Freaking WAY for exactly one paragraph and then suddenly they are all fine and well with their abnormal new lives I appreciate that a series of events laid the ground work for Jaclyn to come to accept Derek s demon Identity Atta girl There is a LOT going on in this quick little read, but instead of the mish mash being a repellent, I longed forTo put it plainly, it is a worthwhile escapist short story that definitely educes some head shaking, but damn if it wasn t the most pleasantly bewildering thing I have read in a long while Check your sensical sense of reality at the door and get lost in All Bets Are On.Annnnd it is super sexy Without spoiling too much, I am not a blusher but it s very dirty


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    All Bets Are On, by Cynthia Cooke.Review from jeannie zelos book reviewsI know with Entangled what I ll be getting, a fun read, well written and easy to follow No deep dark dramas, I love those, but sometimes what I need is something undemanding, mental relaxation and this book delivers Its a mix of humour, and sadness, laughter and tears, gentle drama and quality characters Its got a serious side too among the flippancy, when Derek targets those who re making money from child labour, slavery All Bets Are On, by Cynthia Cooke.Review from jeannie zelos book reviewsI know with Entangled what I ll be getting, a fun read, well written and easy to follow No deep dark dramas, I love those, but sometimes what I need is something undemanding, mental relaxation and this book delivers Its a mix of humour, and sadness, laughter and tears, gentle drama and quality characters Its got a serious side too among the flippancy, when Derek targets those who re making money from child labour, slavery, sweatshops I can live with the Prince of Hell doing that Jaclyn, a sweet girl and has put her all into running a charity to help families Its running short of cash though and Derek is offering her some much needed investment She knows she can resist him, so the bet seems a good way to fill the coffers Derek though, has some smooth moves and somehow helps her find her much needed cash, helps sort out the business side of the charity, while also steering his way into her bed, and her life He doesn t understand himself what s happening, it s as if he s doing things for her without actually intending to His mother, sister, and the ex girlfriend are a great trio the three witches kind of great I like the fun of some bitch characters, they help stir up the drama and his sister certainly sets things running herePoor Jaclyn doesn t stand a chance, despite knowing his type, knowing he s not for her long term, she finds herself cravingof him Derek too is hooked, and thehis family try to part them the harder he clings on, finding himself unable to let her go as he always has with others Even though Jaclyn seems to want him he s under pressure, time is against him and some of his words are coming back to haunt him in his quest to make her his permanently After all its not easy to announce you re the Prince of Hell and immortal, without the other person thinking you need locking up I love Cynthia s version of what Hell is about, Derek s way of bringing justice to wrongdoers anyway I d like to live in Derek s place..sounds wonderful Its a fun read, sweet romance that gets seriously hot at times, and it s a novel that doesn t try too hard, but lets events flow naturally Stars Four its a hot, sexy, humorous read, ARC supplied via publishers


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    A gifted copy was provided by the publisher for an honest review All Bets Are OnBy Cynthia CookeThe Prince of Hell, Derek, has been signed up for a dating service by his minions while Jacyln s Bff talked her into signing up for the dating service because she needed to meet Mr Right and she needed a date for the upcoming charity ball Derek s minions think he need to get laid and bet him that he can t get Ms Mousey Jaclyn into bed within 48 hrs Derek accepts that bet to which Jacly A gifted copy was provided by the publisher for an honest review All Bets Are OnBy Cynthia CookeThe Prince of Hell, Derek, has been signed up for a dating service by his minions while Jacyln s Bff talked her into signing up for the dating service because she needed to meet Mr Right and she needed a date for the upcoming charity ball Derek s minions think he need to get laid and bet him that he can t get Ms Mousey Jaclyn into bed within 48 hrs Derek accepts that bet to which Jaclyn has no knowledge She goes and meets Derek.Over coffee, Jaclyn meets Derek, they get to talking and she basically chokes She looks into his eyes and blurts out thanks no thanks I don t do handsome men and quickly gets up and leaves Derek is totally shocked to find she resisted him So off he goes and he gets her dog to like him, bets her to attend the charity ball with him AND tells her that if she can resist staying out of his bed, he will give her 10,000.00 for her foundation Jaclyn accepts and they go off to the ball while there she unleashes her inter bad girl on Derek teasing him with her body in her sexy red gown While there Derek s mom hits up Derek and tells him she wants Jaclyn s foundation shut down for embezzlement.Derek is torn He has found he really likes Jaclyn That they have a lot in common At the ball, they dance they have too many drinks and end up back at a certain someone s hotel room When the morning comes, all the secrets come out some not by choice Jaclyn s foundation has been shut down due to Derek s mom, Derek s sister shows up and wants to get her hands in the pie too everything has sent Jaclyn fleeing Then story is full of action, romance, twists and turns plus the paranormal aspects Loved it For my first time reading Ms Cooke I really enjoyed her story and the fresh approach Kudos to keeping my attention.My Rating 4.5 rating


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