Monday, March 16, 2015

**Book Tour with Review** James Black by Skye Turner


James Black, the hottest name in Hollywood. Blockbuster films, tabloid headlines, and broken hearts surround this golden playboy. 

Avangeline Price, a strong willed, tough as nails, zero tolerance for games woman who believes love only exists in books and movies. 

James is accustomed to women falling at his feet.  Avangeline has an intense dislike of celebrities and an even bigger dislike of James Black. 

She's unimpressed. He's intrigued. Both have preconceived notions.

But… sometimes the unscripted territory is what matters most. 

When Hollywood meets Louisiana, can real life rival the movies?

***This book contains explicit sex and graphic language. It is NOT recommended for readers under the age of 18 OR those who do not read this type of book.

4 Star

This is another enjoyable read by Skye Turner.  I do love her writing and was hooked on the Bayou Stix series.  So I hoped I would get an ARC of this, for the blog.  I really liked it.  It did take a little while, about 20% for me to really get into it. 

Avangeline, or AJ, is a very spunky, sarcastic character.  I loved it.  She has a "take no shit" attitude, and she will put you in your place if she needs to.  She is a driver at Top Notch Transport.  She has just gotten hired to drive around James Black, a big-time movie star who is filming in Louisiana.  Just what she needs, a freaking movie star!

James Black is the IT movie star.  He is always in the tabloids and does come across as a major asshole. 

I did laugh at AJ and James when they met for the first time.  I'm surprised she didn't slap the hell out of him.  I will admit, I didn't like him for about the first half of the book.

These two end up perfect for each other though.

"Life is unexpected.  It's full of uncertainty, pain, and trials, but at the end of the day...what matters the most is love.  Sometimes the unspoken gestures have the most profound impact."

The do hit some really tough times.  Mistakes are made, things are said, and feelings are hurt.  You will be wondering if it will work out or not.  



                Bright lights, big city… the perfect place to lose yourself.
That’s the impression I first got of Los Angeles and it’s the impression I still have today. The city of Lost Angels. I fit right in here, though I’d call myself more of a devil on any given day.
This is where I started over. This is where the boy with nothing took on the world and became the man who has people at his beck and call for every little whim.

As I look around at my hillside mansion overlooking the city, I laugh cockily at the way life has panned out.

                Do I have love? No, but I have money. I have adoring fans and people follow me wherever I go. It works.

Is it a perfect life? Of course not. Being in the public eye, never having any privacy... But, it is what it is and it’s the life I’ve chosen. It’s the life for me.

The large clock chimes in the foyer and I glance at my bags near the door. The limo driver should be pulling up at any second.

Next stop… Louisiana. Not at all where I want to spend the next year and a half of my life, but it’s where filming is and filming keeps my bank account happy. All of them. This three movie deal should easily drop another chunk of change into them.

Not that I money is something I really need more of.

Smiling at the thought and the irony of that logic, I open the door just as the bell rings.

“Mr. Black. Good morning, Sir. I’ll get your bags into the car and in just a few minutes, we’ll be off. Is there anything else you need before we head to the airport?”

I think about that…

“No, I think I’m good.”

He nods, “Very good, Sir. Let me take these.”

About The Author:

Skye Turner

Skye Turner is an avid reader and an editor turned Amazon Bestselling Author of the Sexy Adult Romance series Bayou Stix.

She attended Southeastern Louisiana University and Louisiana State University where she majored in Mass Communications, centering her studies in Journalism. Unfortunately, life intervened and she never finished her studies.

She lives in small town Louisiana with her husband, two children, and six fur babies.

When she's not chained to her laptop pounding out sexy stories she can usually be found playing ‘Supermom’, reading, gardening (playing in the dirt), listening to music and dancing like a fool, cooking, baking, crafting, or catching up on her family oriented blog.
She loves to incorporate pieces of Louisiana into her writing.

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