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A sweet entertaining holiday story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-15-19

No Angel is a sweet and hot romance featuring all the men we have come to love in the No Shame Series. The relationships develop there is also another suspenseful storyline and we meet a new character. I thought we might get more of Blake's other brother but maybe that is still coming.
If you loved the other books in this series you will love this...whoever you do need to read all of this series in order.
This is an audio review and as with the other books Kenneth oi made these men come alive and the story so realistic.

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The narration nailed this book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-13-19

I absolutely loved this book and wasn't sure how Nora Phoenix would top (innuendo intended) the last book. No Fear is still my favorite of this series but I loved No Shame as well. There is a lot of going on, It starts out mostly Miles, Brad and Charlie's story then we get more of Josh, Conner, Indy, Noah, Blake, and Aaron. This book is mostly growing relationships, building family and bonding. There is a bit of action about Charlie and his ex Zach as well. There is a lot of closure here and I sure hope this is not the end of this series.
I am sure this book is good but... I highly recommend the audio version. Kenneth Obi gives each guy ( and there are lots of them distinctive voices, adds a lot of sex appeal and near the end, there is a club scene that is to die for! Kenneth does such a fun impression as the MC and even sings a bit. fun, fun!
Warning... there is a lot of kink in this book. Daddy play, puppy play, BDSM, spanking, polyamorous relationships, and D/s. So I will say if kink isn't your thing this may not be for you...on the other hand if you've been considering it but not really sure... this series is good place to dip your toes in the water as it is handled quite well and so sexy.

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Holy cow! this was so good!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-09-19

Is 5 all the Meows I can have? This deserves many more! You do need to read or listen to this in order for full enjoyment so start with No Filter, No Limits then-No Fear.
This Aaron (Josh’s brother) and Blake’s (Indy’s Karate professor) story, but we get so, so much more. You have this budding romance, the conflict between Aaron and Josh and Indy’s ongoing storyline as well (You have to read book one to see what that is, I won't spoil it for you.) so now we have three relationships, and several storylines, lots of twists, drama, suspense and of course sex.
Sound good? Trust me it is if you like mild BDSM, Dom/sub, hurt/comfort, wounded men, PTSD, Army snipers, medics, FBI agents and hot man-sex with very good, fast-paced plots. Now if you’re not sure about the BDSM…Dom/sub stuff this is a good start for it. It is well written, focused on the characters and relationships and overall just well done and easy to read.
I also recommend listening to the audio if possible. Kenneth Obi gives each character a voice and life of its own (Indy two). He adds excitement and tone to the book that is hard to do reading it yourself. I think it is that extra oompf!

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Oh Indie! You had me worried!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-07-19

This is book two in the No Shame series and they do need to be read in order.
In No Limits, this is predominantly Josh and Connor’s story, but we still get a lot of Noah and Indie.
I loved Josh and Connor’s romance, how they grew in each other and Connor came out with no issues whatever for Josh.
I loved how Nora Phoenix deals with both the PTSD of all the men, There was a kinda of gut-wrenching twist that did evoke some motion in me having me question my favorite character of this season so far…Indie... but in the end, he redeemed himself to me and I still love him. I cannot wait to see what is next in this series.
No threesomes in this book, just loving couples growing and learning about their needs.
I do suggest if you can to grab the audios. Kenneth Obie adds a fabulous voice to each character ( two to Indie) and he really acts out the book not just reading it. (Be sure you’re not in public on the sex scenes because oh my!)
If you like mild BDSM, Dom/sub, stories of broken men, healing, hurt/comfort, friends, and some very hot man-sex this is for you!

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a hat threesome

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-19

This is book one of the No Shame series and man oh man is it good. I had heard it was so good but had no idea what to expect.
I love Indy but to get the full effect of this story I highly recommend the Audio. Kenneth Obi gives Indy both his female southern voice and his real voice and that really adds to the story.
This is a story of two already broken men, that have been friends and now lovers for a long time meeting another equally broken man.
This is a sort of ménage book but in a way it's not.
If you like stories with PTSD, ex-soldiers, men on the run, complicated relationships, dealing with sexual identity, (some angst) deep love, friendship, and some smoking hot sex.

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more than romance!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-19

I picked this up from the author from a free audiobook site. I was expecting a good MM romance and I got that. What I wasn’t expecting was the added bonus of a twist leading into the next books. (I will let you see what that is on your own.) I was pleasantly surprised and was like OMG!
Sam and Declan are both best men at Sam’s sister and Declan’s brother’s wedding. They have been exchanging emails for a year. Declan also works for Sam’s dad. What Declan didn’t expect was his attraction to the younger man, since Declan is straight. (or at least thought so and no this is not the surprise twist.)
I loved all the characters, the setting, and the writing style. I was engaged from the beginning.
This is a new to me narrator and while not a favorite I did like the accents. I think that was the perfect touch to make this story even more intriguing.
If you like romantic settings, castles, age gap, gay for you, and shocking twists this is for you.

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More than I bargained for!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-19

This is book two and you do need to read in order. This book picks up where book one left off. Sam and Declan are lovers in secret. Declan is still surprised of his attraction to Sam and finds out there is more to Sam than meets the eye. This is where the twist comes in and we are getting more than a romance. (I am still going to let you read/listen) to find out what I am talking about. Will, what Declan uncover changes his feelings for Sam? It most definitely changes his life.
This story just gets better and better. I highly suggest getting all the books at once because you will want to binge read or listen. It's like eating a potato chip one bite and you gotta have the rest!
I do suggest you get the audios if you can because the accent does make the book.

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I have no nails! so exciting and twisted

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-19

This is book three of the Shatterproof Bonds series and man, I didn’t believe this could get more twisted or even better.
As Declan is thrown deeper into his new life and thinks he is gonna like this change, James tosses more obstacles and plants more seeds of doubt causing him to wonder more and more about his relationship with Sam. They are sent on a mission to find some missing agents and find more than they bargained for.
OMG! I sat on the edge of my seat and screamed out loud at the near end. I just knew this was going to be a cliff hanger, but it was not (for those of you that truly dislike cliffhangers rest assured there is a conclusion for this adventure.)
This story just gets better and more twisted. When you think you have things figured out… nope. I just love these two guys and the father that makes you want to smack him around.
Again I do suggest the audiobook because the accents just add to the entire ambiance.

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I hope this isn't the end.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-19

This is book four of the Shatterproof Bonds series and does need to be read in order. If you haven’t read Top hat now is a good time for that too.
This book takes off and kind of deals a lot with the last book so I won’t do a rundown so I don’t spoil things. This one does a lot of summing things up and sort of tying up some loose ends. But no, it does not conclude the series.
I will say there is a favorite scene in this book that is my favorite in the entire series and that is when Declan and James come to blows…literally. I loved seeing Declan stand up for Sam. (I would love to see a wedding story though perhaps another short? Hint-Hint) There is a new character introduced I would love seeing more of too. Oh, and I cannot wait for the next book!

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an intriguing story. I love Sam

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-19

This book is part of the Shatterproof Bonds Series and should be read after the first three (I asked the author after reading some reviews that it seemed out of place) It does begin with 8 years back so I guess that would be misleading.

This book is about Sam in college and his first crush on a college professor. It is sweet and sexy and very different from the other books. It is a fun peek into Sam’s past and youth.

I loved both him and Alex, but the book was just too short! I wanted more LOL. Maybe someday we will find out more about Alex.

The narration is Ok. I do like the accent. (