Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Blog Tour Stop!- Unequaled (No Rival, #3) by Charity Parkerson

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Title:  Unequaled (No Rival, #3)  
Author:  Charity Parkerson 
Genre: Contemporary, Erotica, Romance 
Publication Date:  July 2nd 2014 by Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc.

Plot:  Book 3 in the No Rival series

Kerry has hated Rhys from the moment she set eyes on him. They’ve never had an encounter that didn’t end with them both enraged. Paired up at his brother’s wedding, their clashing personalities come to a head and a daring wager is made. Rhys agrees to submit to Kerry for a single evening if she will do the same. Considering the sexual flavors Rhys has enjoyed in his past, it’s one bet Rhys is sure he can’t lose. But Kerry has a few secrets of her own and her plans for him land Rhys in a place he never expected, the arms of sexy Italian solicitor, Asher D’Ettore.

Asher becomes an obsession Rhys can’t shake. His alpha ways and confident mannerisms render all of Rhys’ usual charm useless. With his hard-earned reputation in the media spotlight, Rhys is forced to make a choice between his public persona and true love.

Inside Scoop: This sexy tale includes graphic sexual male on male encounters and fetish club references which could have you searching for one in your area.

A Romantica® contemporary erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave

 My Review 

☆I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!!☆


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Unequaled was a super short, steamy read that can be read well within an hour.


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I’ll be the first to admit that I had not read books one and two in the series but for those of you who are like me then not to fear!! You totally read Unequaled as a standalone!!

Although, just a courtesy heads up: Rhys who's one of the two men protagonists in this story, is also featured in book two, Undaunted . Don't worry though, you won't get lost not knowing what happened in the previous installment. Charity (the author) writes so that you will understand perfectly what's going on in this book with every vital piece of info needed provided and with a whole new plot of its own.

So anyway, the story…

Basically, it starts off with Rhys (a well known MMA fighter) and a woman named Kerry who have been forever at odds with each other making a bet. This “bet” or should I actually clarify as a wager, is what sets our plot into motion as Kerry has some hidden motives of her own.

This leads to where our M/M interaction begins as this is how Rhys meets the Italian hottie, Asher D’Ettore, who shakes up Rhys to the core and all of what he’s known. After all, he’s used to being the alpha or dominant and NOT the submissive.

And with Rhys falling heads over heels in love with Asher and his public image at stake, will Rhys choose surrender to the qualms of his true love? Or choose what’s expected of him and lose his heart while saving face? Read and you will find out!

#A simmering, hot read with some sizzling smexy men in the mix!! Ooohlala!!

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My Rating:
-Overall : 7
-Plot : 7
-Writing : 7
-Characters : 7
-Cover : 7.5


The moment he spotted Rhys, Asher straightened away from the vehicle. “I wasn’t ignoring you.” His eyes weren’t cool any longer. Rhys struck without thought, crowding him against the door of his truck. He didn’t give a shit who was watching as he flattened his palms against the sun-warmed steel on either side of Asher.
“I know you’re not.”
The wave of raw lust rolling off Asher’s body punched him in the gut. “I didn’t wish to embarrass you by openly acknowledging you. Now, I see you’re not bothered.”
“Really?” Rhys could hear the sarcastic note in his voice, but his temper wouldn’t allow him to stop. He ran his gaze over Asher’s expensive clothing. “I got the impression you were merely slumming it with me. Perhaps you’re the one who is embarrassed.”
Asher’s entire demeanor changed in an instant at the accusation. “Ah. I see.” He stepped out his hold, leaving Rhys no choice except to let him go, or physically restrain him. Rhys watched him walking away. The confidence in Asher’s stride held Rhys’ attention much longer than it should.
Before Asher could get too far away to fix things, Rhys spoke up, stopping him. “I’m sorry.”
In a flash, Asher managed to reverse their roles. The solid door came against Rhys’ back as the pissed off man went nose to nose with him. “Do you know what your problem is?” Without waiting for an answer, Asher added. “You’re obviously used to dealing with people who are weak, and I am anything but. I happen to know my worth. If you ever figure out yours then you know where to find me.”
Pushing away from the truck, he left Rhys alone and speechless. Not to mention, his dick was now hard as a rock. Holy hell. The smell of Asher’s cologne hung in the air. The accent, damn, he’d forgotten what the sound of it did to him. With a curse, he pushed away from the truck. There wasn’t any sense in staying here any longer. The moment the door closed behind him, he froze. How had Asher known which vehicle belonged to him? It was one question he might not ever get an answer to, since it seemed he’d fucked everything up.

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 About the Author 

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Charity Parkerson is an award winning and multi-published author with Ellora's Cave Publishing, Midnight Books, and Punk & Sissy Publications. Born with no filter from her brain to her mouth, she decided to take this odd quirk and insert it in her characters.

*2013 Readers' Favorite Award Winner
*2013 Reviewers' Choice Award Winner
*ARRA Finalist for Favorite Paranormal Romance
*Five-time winner of The Mistress of the Darkpath
*Named one of the top 10 best books by an Indie author in 2011- Paranormal Reads Reviews
*Best Paranormal Romance of 2012- Paranormal Reads Reviews
*Quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald as an authority on Independent Publishing.

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for hosting me and for taking a chance on me by reading my book :-D