Sweet Deception

Sweet Deception

Rochelle Alers

Rating 4.5

Second Chances

Rochelle Alers returns with the second Eaton. Mr. Myles Eaton a law professor who lost his first love to deception but will do anything to regain what he lost for he never let go.

Zabrian Mixon was heads over heels in love with Myles Eaton but when her father’s life is put into her hands with a simple decision Zabrina finds herself giving up her future an sacrificing her life to allow her father to live but she knew Myles was dealt the worst of the hand. Zabrina lived a lie for more than a decade and after her father and husband died she was freed to live her life but life had away to reward her for her compassion. Myles Eaton had fallen head first in love with his sister’s best friend and when he finds himself engaged to her he considers himself lucky to have the woman of his dreams. With one phone call she shattered that dream but when he sees her after a decade he’s still hasn’t gotten over her so when he finds himself in her presence again he’s looking for answers. Those answers are only answers Zabrina can give him but as she starts providing the answers he seeks, he realizes why he loved her and has accepted the second chance. As the two attempts to put their lives back together, they learn that their love was sacrificed to save two lives.

Rochelle Aleres writes a story full of love, compassion, and forgiveness. The story reminds us that love can whether any storm.

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Man of Fortune (The Best Man Mini Series) Rating 5

Duncan Gilmore D.G.

Duncan Gilmore D.G.

AVID CLASSIC

One Man’s Misery Is Another’s Passion

Rochelle Alers brings the second installment of the Best Man miniseries. She brings the thing that every woman tends to pray about and that is a good man except Rochelle gives this man flaws that he accepts and works towards making it better.

Duncan Gilmore affectionately known to his friends as D.G. is the trios financial advisor who has had his share of losses that have affected his life tremendously that leads him to simply distance himself from females who get to close. When he meets Dr. Wolcott in an elevator after they are stuck on it due to a malfunction he finds himself intrigued with the enigma of a woman before him. DG past keeps resurfacing and when a piece of his past causes her to walk away he finds himself pushing past the pain to gain what he finds to be his reason.

Dr. Tamara Wolcott was the passionate emergency room doctor who loved her job and the rush that went with it. After a fail marriage and a hard childhood, she finally finds herself. However with it came some restrictions she set for herself so when she meets Duncan she finds herself throwing up everything she knows to make him back off but when Duncan pushes forwards she takes a chance to see what would become of the situation.

Tamara & Duncan both have past situations that make them complex people but make them a dynamic couple but when issues arise it cause a break that almost becomes a repeat of their past just in different reflection. Once again, Rochelle has given us a glimpse of a good man with the air about himself but he has earned it. I cannot wait to meet Ivan Campbell on a more personal level as Rochelle close out the trio.

Bittersweet Love (Rating 4)

Eaton #1

I Love U/I Hate U

Rochelle introduces a new of family educators who seem to need a little education their selves.

Belinda Eaton never saw herself as a parent but when she becomes the mother to her nieces as well as her goddaughters after a tragic accident she finds herself dealing with the man she had come to dislike Griffin Rice is her nieces’ uncle/godfather. When she finds herself having to co raise the girls with him she realizes her life is going to change for the better or worse she’s not sure yet.

Griffin Rice is a prominent lawyer who enjoys dating and women but when he finds himself, a father to his twin nieces he realizes that life is not always about parties. He starts to realize that he wants to make an impact on their lives but not before, he finds himself falling for their aunt who he had always considered stuck-up.

Griffin & Belinda have found their selves looking at each other in a new light as they begin to spend more time together but when tragedy strikes close to home it helps Griffin and Belinda realize their feelings for one another. Rochelle writes an extremely strong story dealing with delicate issues without losing focus on the romance of the story. Rochelle’s characters were strong as well as real cannot wait until we meet the next Eaton to meet their match.

Man of Fate (The Best Man Miniseries) Rochelle Alers (Rating 4)

The First of the Triology

The First of the Triology

1 cup of faith, 1/3 cup of fate, and a good man equals the best man

Rochelle Alers brings us a man who is the epitome of grace and beauty but he is also a very passionate man who finds himself falling in love. When he realizes he is in love he falls with grace, which makes him the replica of a great man.

Kyle Chatman is a lawyer who knows what he wants and often goes to get what he wants with a confidence that allows him to come back successful. When he finds himself in a fender binder he finds himself intrigued by the cause of the fender bender Miss Ava Warrick who he comes to realize is a lady who is independent and very well spoken as well as educated and he finds himself wanting to know her more. Kyle never thought he would find the day when he found himself so intrigued with a woman that he would change the way he did things to please that women.

Ava Warrick was always weary of men from experience with relationships she had encounter and after finally decided that she could be a mommy as well as an independent woman without marrying a man. Ava is a compassionate social worker who seems to be still finding herself when she encounters Kyle she finds him to be a pompous, arrogant attorney but as she gets to know him she finds him to be a very compassionate complex person.

Ava & Kyle enjoy their selves with no true definition to who they really are until they both find their selves falling in love with one another while Kyle is willingly open about his feelings Ava holds back for various reasons and its cause a slight power struggle to their relationship. While everyone around them notices them falling in love it is Ava who struggles with it.

Rochelle gives us the perfect story about a man who never thought marriage was in the cards for him until he meets the perfect women who fits him and his temperament. While it seems that Ava was slighted in her character, she still presented a slight lag but she also represented a scorn woman and therefore Rochelle’s characters were characters we can always relate with. I cannot wait to read Duncan and Ivan’s story as I suspect these two stories will be rather interesting especially Mr. DG who seems to be more intense one. Rochelle has once again given us men to read about when we feel that good men aren’t out there she gives us the true meaning of a good man even when they have their own flaws.

Sercet Agenda: A Hideawy Series

Book #13

Book #13

Rating 5
Certified Classic

YOU DON’T SCARE ME

Rochelle Alers returns with her thirteenth Hideaway book bringing us a glimpse into the lives of the children of the men & women we fell in love with a decade or more ago.

Diego Cole-Thomas is his grand papa’s twin when it comes to running a business not only is he intimidating to many but he’s a private man who goes after what he wants and doesn’t stop till he gets it. Diego has been on the search for an assistant who can balance his life and business life but with a few stipulations so when he meets Vivienne Kay Neal he is at awe with the woman presented to him because he realizes she does not fear him, which only makes him respect her more.

Vivienne had been at odds with herself when her husband had been killed but she also knew that her marriage had been over way before it could really start. Playing the grieving widow had driven her nuts leaving her to find exile away from it all. However when she finds herself going toe to toe with Diego she refuses to become an arm ornament and she pushes his buttons to get responses to see what worked and what got what.

Diego & Vivienne cross the line of employee and employer taking an office relationship to a completely new level. Rochelle does an excellent job of allowing Diego & Vivienne playing alpha characters without taking away from the book.

I cannot wait for book number fourteen. Who will it be?

Taken by Storm By Rochelle Alers

Simone Whitfield

Simone Whitfield's book

Taken By Storm

Rochelle Alers

Rating 4

Unpredictable Whitefield

TAKEN BY STORM is the third installment to the Whitefield’s series by Rochelle Alers. Will Simone Whitefield’s bodyguard win her heart of cold and turn it into a passionate heart that needs rekindling?

Simone Whitfield has an eye for flowers but her family would say her choice of men is not the best. When Simone finds herself an eyewitness to an attempted murder her life as she knows is turned upside down when she is assigned a live in bodyguard.

US Marshal Raphael Madison isn’t your everyday bodyguard one might say that when you get to know him during the story he’s a very diligent person. Raphael and Simone butt heads numerous times during the story. He enjoys her because she’s spirited and not against speaking her mind however she detests him because she isn’t use to taking orders.

As a storm brews the pull of passion leads to an electrifying friendship, relationship, and a whirlwind courtship that should never had happen but love has its own way of dealing with things. The book was a delightful read while in the other two installments to the Whitfield sisters I found Simone’s story to be a little different yet in a unique way. With her false bravo in place she finally meets her match in the most unexpected way. I was hoping for a little more because of Simone’s personality but I will give Mrs. Alers her props for she has closed out this series showing that women who have had their bad times can also come out on top. Rochelle Alers weaves to gather an impeccable story leaving you wanting more.

Sweetest Temptation by Rochelle Alers

Sweetest Temptation

Sweetest Temptation

The Sweetest Temptation

Rochelle Alers

ISBN: 0-373-83102-1

Rating: 5

A Sweet Thang

**Certified Classic**

The Sweetest Temptation offers a story that learns the reader palette exploding.

Faith Whitefield had enough experiences with frogs that she wasn’t sure that her third resolution would ever come true. Ethan McMillan had grown tired of endless relationships so when lays eyes on the dessert lady who was decorating his cousin’s wedding cake. He finds himself wanting to know more about her.

Faith & Ethan’s relationship was based off trust while both found love with one another Rochelle extends the diversity of falling in love while penning an exceptional book. The Sweetest Temptation was a refreshing read that allowed readers to get a view of falling in love that’s not seen often. Rochelle Alers went back OLD SKOOL with The Sweetest Temptation!

Long Time Coming by Rochelle Alers

Rochelle Alers

Long Time Coming

Rochelle Alers

Kimani Press

ISBN: 978-1-4268-1775-5

Rating 4.5

A New Year Delight

Rochelle Alers pens a quirky yet loving romantic novel about two individuals who have been hurt the past and they are not sure how to overcome their love until they find each other.

Tessa Whitfield never thought she would find true love. Finding love or what she thought the first time turned out to be a devastating blow. When she found out that, her lover had a wife and was nothing but lies with those thoughts in mind she threw herself into running her business and promising herself she would never fall in love again. Tessa had rules when it came to clients, their families and her business there was no dating of anyone associated with a Signature Bride. However when Micah Sanborn walks into her life she finds herself having to go on the defensive because he entices her in a way that makes her considered her life.

Micah Sanborn always had issues when it came to women it started early in life and continued on with him but when he meets Tessa Whitfield she turns his life upside down. Knowing that he could never love her or at least that was his thought he continuously fought the feeling that he knew as love. When he finds himself falling in love he puts up his armor wall to force her away with both of their lives keeping them apart he begins to realize he misses her. When he finds himself feeling incomplete without her he digs deep within himself to find the ability to admit to her his feelings.

Long Time Coming is a quick and funny read that shows two families who are uniquely different but in so many ways alike. Full with laughter and love, this novel is a novel that is a quick and easy read.

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