Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.” —Groucho Marx

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Just ForYou by Rosalind James--A Review

How is October going for you?  It is now the 8th and I have already read 6 books.   Ok, they may not have been the longest books in the world.    It doesn't hurt that with a change in my payday schedule, I had to relinquish the internet and cable for a month.   What's left to do but to read?


No shirt, no shoes, no … problems?

Hemi Ranapia isn’t looking for love. Fun, yes. Love, not so much. But a summer fishing holiday to laid-back Russell could turn out to be more adventure than this good-time boy ever bargained for.

Reka Harata hasn’t forgotten the disastrously hot rugby star she met a year ago, no matter how much she wishes she could. Too bad Hemi keeps refusing to be left in her past.

Sometimes, especially in New Zealand’s Maori Northland, it really does take a village. And sometimes it just takes a little faith.

NOTE: This 33,000-word (110-page) novella begins about six years before the events of Just This Once, and yes, it gets a little steamy at times, because Reka and Hemi are just that way. It can be read as a stand-alone book, even if this is your first escape to New Zealand.

From the Author: Think you know Reka and Hemi? Think again! This stand-alone novella is a much-expanded version of the short story originally published in the It’s In His Kiss boxed set, and is now available exclusively in its current format.


Both main characters in this novella are Maori and they are hot!   Together there is a connection that neither is prepared to fend off.   What lies ahead for this pair is breathtaking and so romantic, it's almost like a fairytale!

I absolutely love James's Welcome to New Zealand series.    Because of this series, I have added a trip to New Zealand and a rugby came to my bucket list.   Oh Yeah!    Although James writes more sexually explicit than I am comfortable with, I enjoy her storytelling and if anyone can spell R-O-M-A-N-C-E in all caps, it is Rosalind James.   This has been a fun an exciting series as well as a learning experience as rugby games were played, and won and lost.   Despite any losses on the field, the hearts involved inside the story are winners all the way around!

I rated this a 4 WINK read.....had it been a full novel, I would have gone with  5 winks.

Disclaimer:  I read for my pleasure.   I may receive ARC copies for review purposes, but I am not compensated for my reviews .  I like to read and I like to share my reviews.   I post my thoughts without prejudice or bias.  The words are mine and I write reviews based on my humble opinion.  I will admit, I seldom meet a book I don't like. I purchased a copy of this E-Book for my personal Kindle collection!

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