Secrets Volume 27

Untamed Pleasures

Secrets, Volume 27 is the latest offering of short stories that are long on romance, spice, adventure and excitement.

"Heart Storm" by Liane Gentry Skye features Sirenia as the last fertile mermaid, upon whom all the hopes of her brood depend. She must find a merman to mate with in a race against time. When she stumbles upon injured and drowning Navy SEAL Byron Burke, she becomes responsible for him, endangering the future of her brood. Will Triton allow these two to have a future together, at the cost of all merkind?

This story was filled with fantasy, intrigue, romance and sex, all combining for a fun and enjoyable read.

"The Boy Next Door" by Hannah Murray showcases Isabella Carelli who has just been dumped for being too adventurous in bed. All she is looking for is someone with a little bit of spice, one who is willing to push the boundaries in the bedroom. Jacob Hale, her next-door neighbor has asked her out, but Isabella considers herself too "vanilla" to even consider. Can he show her that he knows how to handle the ropes in and out of the bedroom?

This was a highly sensuous read, daring and seductive, fun and romantic, all at once.

"Devil in a Kilt" by Nicole North has Shauna MacRae being thrust into the past after handling a claymore at the Highland Games. Gavin MacTavish believes Shauna has been sent to be his wife, hoping she can help break the curse placed upon him by a vindictive witch. Can Shauna convince Gavin of the truth, will Gavin be able to win Shauna's heart? Will these two lovers be able to overcome the evil that threatens them both?

Nicole North has penned a creative and interesting time travel romance. This could easily be pushed into a longer novel, as it ends much too quickly, leaving the reader wanting more.

"The Bet" by Leigh Court features a drunk and cocky Damian Hunt betting his friend George Beringer that he can make a woman come just with words. Damian puts his prized racehorse up against George's London townhouse in the highs takes wager. George gets to choose the woman, so he chooses his very virgin sister, Claire. Is Damian willing to throw his conscience aside to win this bet, or will he end up losing more than his horse? Maybe even his heart?

This was a scintillating historical romance.

This collection will thrill and please readers with its varied stories, suitable for all tastes. The only regret will be having missed the previous collections. So, collect them all!

Book Blurb for Secrets Volume 27


I can make a woman come using just my words…

That outrageous claim by a very drunk Damian Hunt, Viscount Atherton, somehow escalates into a high stakes wager between two best friends: Damian bets his prized racehorse that he can do it… George Beringer gambles his London townhouse that Damian can’t.

And the surprising woman George chooses for the bet is not only a virgin, she’s also George’s very respectable sister, Claire -- and to complicate matters even more, once Damian lays eyes on her, the stakes escalate in the most unpredictable way…


Isabella Carelli isn’t just looking for Mr. Right, she’s looking for Mr. Tie Me Up And Do Me Right. In all the wrong places. Fortunately, the right place is right next door. And the boy next door is just about ready to make his move...


A trip to the Highland Games turns into a trip to the past when modern day Shauna MacRae touches Gavin MacTavish’s four-hundred-year-old claymore. What she finds is a Devil In a Kilt she’s had erotic fantasies about for months. Can Shauna break the curse imprisoning this shape shifting laird and his clan before an evil witch sends Shauna back to her time and takes Gavin as her sex slave?


Sirenia's final breeding moon is upon her. She is the last fertile mermaid of her brood. Racing against a hurricane, she must search out and mate with the only merman who can save her kind--the prophesied Lost Son of Triton. When Sirenia rescues injured Navy SEAL, Byron Burke from drowning, she seals herself into his life debt. When the time comes to ask Byron for her freedom, her heart threatens to stand in the way of the last, best hope for her kind.

Night Owl Reviews Oct, 2009 4.50