A trifecta of goodness
I just finished Axel, the first in Penny Dee’s new Men of Mirror Lake Mountain series, which officially releases today, December 3. I set my Kindle aside about ten minutes ago, and I still can’t wipe the goofy grin off my face. This wintery, Thanksgiving holiday romance, is sexy, sultry, and sweet. It is a trifecta of goodness. I don’t even care if that term sounds made up. Trust me, if you want steamy but heartwarming romance in your life, set at a rapid pace, then one-click this baby - download it today.
In Axel, we are thrown right into the action. Axel - yeah, the sexy dude on the cover - has overheard a plan to kidnap an heiress who is staying on his mountain the night before her wedding. Lauren Carmichael doesn’t know the masked man who sneaks into her room in the middle of the night, but for some reason, she trusts that he isn’t there to hurt her. She leaves with him and they return to his secluded mountain cabin. Without his mask, Axel is tempting - and suddenly, Lauren isn’t thinking so much about her impending wedding - she’s thinking about what it would be like to…well…let’s just say that the chemistry between Axel and Lauren is fiery. When a storm forces Lauren to stay with him for longer then intended, it becomes hard to deny what they are both feeling. Will Lauren listen to her body and her heart and choose a life with her mountain man? Or will her fiancé - who is looking for her by the way - get in the way? And what secrets does Axel have that have caused him to become a recluse on his mountain? Are they enough to tear Lauren and Axel apart?
This book starts off steamy, it’s steamy in the middle…oh and…well I won’t spoil it for you, but make sure you have a fan close by. But the sexy times were not the only reason this was such a good read. Axel is such a great character and the back and forth that he and Lauren have is to die for. This book is short and a quick read - but you still get SO into the story. Not many authors can pull me in quickly, and have me rooting for characters this fast - and Penny Dee was there. I can’t wait to read the others in this series because I really like her style. I know you will too.
Thank you to the author and to Give Me Books Promotions for the ARC in exchange for an honest review.