Friday, 20 August 2010

Review: Texas Tangle - Leah Braemel

Thanks to her cheating ex-husband and her thieving brother, all horse breeder Nikki Kimball has left is a bruised heart, an overdrawn bank account and an empty home. When sex-on-legs Dillon Barnett and his brooding foster-brother Brett Anderson start showing more than just neighborly attention, Nikki is intrigued...and a little gun-shy.

Dillon and Brett have a history; back in high school, the two friends fought a bitter battle over Nikki. Now, ten years later, Brett still longs to be the man in Nikki's life, but he's determined to stand back and let Dillon win Nikki's heart.

Society says Nikki must choose between the two men she loves. Is Nikki strong enough to break all the rules in order to find happiness?

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Nikki has been through a lot at the hands of her ex-husband and her brother but she has always had her neighbour Dillon and his foster brother Brett to turn to.  When her truck breaks down one night and Dillon offers to drive her home they discover her house is empty and everything she owns has been stolen.  Moving in with Dillon the heat quickly builds between the two of them but Nikki also has feelings for Brett.  Brett and Dillon fought over Nikki years before and now that she is free again they both want to win her heart.  Will she be forced to choose between the two of them or can they find a way for them all to be together?

I have to confess that Texas Tangle is the first menage story I've read so I wasn't too sure if I'd like it but I was impressed.  Nikki was a likable character who has been through hell and made you want to protect her but for me it was Dillon & Brett who stole the show.  Usually when the heroine of a story has 2 men to choose from I find it pretty easy to pick a side but with Dillon & Brett I just couldn't choose between them.  Let's just say that if those two sexy men were in my life I think I'd be more than happy to try out a menage relationship!

I found the feelings between the 3 were believable and kept me wanting to read more, I really didn't want to put the book down.  The heat between them was incredible & scorched the pages leaving me in need of a cold shower!  I loved the fact that Dillon & Brett genuinely cared for each other as well as for Nikki - they were best friends as well as foster brothers and neither wanted to see the other one get hurt.   This story really did have a little of everything and I enjoyed the scenes with Dillon's family - his gramma made me laugh out loud and his mother gave Nikki some great advice.

Texas Tangle was an enjoyable erotic story and I could have happily carried on reading more about these characters.  It has left me wanting to try more menage stories and I will definitely be checking out more of Leah Braemel's work in the future.  I'd recommend this story to any erotic romance fans.

Source: Received for review from publisher via NetGalley

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  1. One of the best threesome books ive read, i loved it. great review Sarah, so glad you liked this one too.

    Team Dillet!! =)

  2. I really enjoyed it hun :o) Thanks for the recommendation! I'll definitely be reading more threesome books now lol. Yay for team Dillet - no way I could decide between those too!!

  3. You've dipped your toe into the moresome waters now with the luscious TT boys, have you tried maya banks?

  4. I've not tried anything by Maya Banks yet but have heard good things so she is on my wishlist! Which of her books would you recommend starting with?

  5. Squeee!!

    Be with Me.
    Colter's Woman
    Colter's Lady

    To get you started ;)

  6. Great - I shall add them to my list to buy LOL :o) Looking forward to reading them as you recommend them!

  7. What a sexy book cover...=)
    Here's my update:

  8. @ ch'alhafiz - I think the sexy cover is one of the reasons I wanted to read this one LOL. The hot story definitely matched the cover :o)

  9. I wish all the men here in TX looked like that!

    I don't read erotica but I'm glad you enjoyed this one.

  10. LOL Kelli, if you told me all the men there looked like that I might just have to move there :o) It was a good story but if you're not an erotica fan then it probably wouldn't be one for you LOL.

  11. I might have to track this one down!

  12. Hi Minx, I'd definitely recommend giving this one a try if you've not already read it! I downloaded it for review from Netgalley so if you're registered on there hopefully it will still be available :o)



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