Year Pub: October 27, 2013 - No RePub
Page Length: 248 pages
Genre: Contemp - Nicely done Biker/Suspense combo
Sub-Genre/Age: Adult - Biker & Ex-Military
Book's Price: $3.99 * Amazon Prime Lendable
Price I'd Value: $2.99 * For a 1st time indie author
Part of a Series/Installment: Signal Bend - bk 1
Epilogue Included: No
**NOTE: IMO, this author did an excellent job completing this couple's story to a reader's satisfaction, but left enough interest for a reader to want to continue on with this series.
1st/2nd/3rd Person: 1st
Character(s)POV Spoken: H & h
HEA/HFN/etc Ending: HEA
Contains Cheating: No
Contains Children: No
Contains Flashbacks: Yes - h's past
Jealy/Possy/OTT Rating: 3.75
Angst Level Rating: 2
Feel-Good Level Rating: 4.5
Steam Factor Rating: 4.5
Kink Level Rating: 3.75
Amount of Sex In The Book: A Lot - & more & a bunch - & some more
Overall Smex Rating: 4.75
HERO:Hero Description: Alpha-4.25, Biker President, Hothead
Hero Likability Rating: 4.25
Heroine Description: Ex-Marine, strong, intelligent, independent, so many good things
Heroine Likability Rating: **5** - VERY MUCH enjoyed reading a h like this
2nd Char. Description: Friends & Family
2nd Character(s) Likability Rating: 3.5-4 (This book is mainly about this couple.)
H/h RELATIONSHIP INFO:
Buildup Instant/Just Right/Too Long: Instant lust/Kind of instant-to-Just right love (It was just right for me.)
Any H/h Separations: No
Amount of Time H/h Spends Together: Most of the book
Overall H/h Relationship Rating: 4.75
Current OW/OM/Ex: Well... "small" OW w/H - No biggy though
Deceased OW/OM/Ex: No
Any Descriptive Sex w/OW/OM/Ex: No
-Before/During/Outside H/h Rela.: N/A
-Grovel Rating: N/A
Did OW/OM/Ex Ruin the Book For You: No
Any Triggers/Warnings: No
Technical/Editing Quality: 4
Writing/Content Quality: 4.75
**NOTE: I was VERY impressed with this 1st time (well, for me) author!!! It's obvious she thought her story through & didn't leave any "gaps" or inconsistencies. This story just didn't have creativity & suspense going for it, it also had a sense of intelligence. Can I just say... I SO APPRECIATED that!
Overall Rating: 4.25
Do You Recommend This Book: YES!!
Will You Re-read This Book: No - I don't re-read "any" book.
Would You Read More Books By This Author: YES!! Definitely
COMMENTS/NOTES: This book was a surprise like for me. Book's kudos:
1. The heroine!
2. The heroine! - FINALLY! A heroine I could appreciate. The h is just as 'rough' around the edges as the H is. She definitely isn't a pushover, & she gives as good as she gets. She's not some clinging gal. She wants her space just as much as the H. I enjoyed reading a h like this for a change. She wonderfully "tough" & yet feminine at the same time. Something I find most authors have a hard time balancing.
3. The H & h were on 'equal footing'. Because of how wonderfully this author portrayed this h, the H&h both were equally intimated of one another; thus, "justifiably" equally impressed with one another. Us readers weren't expected to accept this couple just because the big, bad alpha H & his magical peen grunts "MINE" to the h.
4. The story's flow & intelligence. This author did a well thought out story. To me, it was a combination of a biker book from the H's aspect, & a good military suspense from the h's aspect.
5. No "game" playing between the H&h. Luv'd how honest they were with one another. It saved this reader a lot of frustrations.
Nicely done SF!