Book Reviews

REVIEWS FOR JAX…

Brush Strokes…

“Can we say hot, sexual chemistry between Sage and Damien. If this story was in print, I’d be afraid the pages would combust with the sparks flying between these two characters. Does a one night stand lead to a relationship? You’ll just have to pick up this captivating story to find out.

“I’d definitely like to read more from Jax Cassidy in the future, as well as, longer erotic romances. Picking up this story will have your heart pumping and your mind in fantasy land.” —Roberta, You Gotta Read Reviews

“…BRUSH STROKES, is a brilliant tale of passionate love…Ms. Cassidy creates beautiful imagery with her gifted storytelling, creating a love that fills the heart then leaves a person breathless. BRUSH STROKES ignites a fire within us all and shines for always.” —Michele Rioli, Romance Junkies

Jax Cassidy has a voice made for passionate stories. Damien is a man of passion whose dashing character could be from any age. Brush Strokes is a sweet and erotic dalliance to pass the time. I enjoyed reading Brush Strokes and recommend it for any erotic library.” —Delane, Coffee Time Romance


Brush With Desire (previously titled Art Of Sensuality)…

“Cassidy paints a vivid abstract art piece using love, patience, sensuality and emotional sparks in this heartwarming romance. The storyline is spellbinding, forcing the reader to continue until the end. The combination of words reminds one of art that must be touched, appreciated and admired. The chemistry between Machiko and Caleb is electric which produces sex scenes that will light any fire, while the smooth erotic touches send sparks flying. This is a must have for the avid romance reader.” 5 Stars —M. Bruner, Affaire de Coeur

“Art of Sensuality is a romance between two people who can practically see inside the others heart….The chemistry is like a slow burn and this reader was thrown into the beauty of their relationship…Jax Cassidy does a good job in depicting characters true to form. She crafts a moving tale that involves much more as Machiko finds a way to help her wounded heart. The story of Caleb and Machiko has a way of capturing the heart and staying with the reader for a long time in this captivating read.” 4.5 Hearts —Linda L., The Romance Studio

“Machiko and Caleb are sexy characters who are easy to visualize and lust over. The plotline is riveting. You can feel Machiko’s pain as she works out her personal demons to try and open up her heart. Caleb is luscious and patient. The sex scenes are yummy. Their chemistry is electric. This smooth read comes to a satisfying conclusion. Hot stuff.” 4 Stars —Leslie Frohberg, Romantic Times BOOKReviews

“The Art of Sensuality is a bold, witty and humorous look into the lives of two extremely strong characters.” 5 Cherries —Violet, Long and Short Reviews

“ART OF SENSUALITY is a beautiful story full of plenty of passion, angst and pulse pounding action to delight readers.” 4.5 Ribbons —Chrissy Dionne, Romance Junkies

“Jax Cassidy is delightful! Her lush, lyrical way with words will draw you in and keep you turning the pages.” —Sylvia Day, #1 New York Times & #1 International Bestseller

“Jax Cassidy’s “Art of Sensuality” is searing, erotic and sexy!” —Candace Havens, Author of Take Me If You Dare


On the Lotus Blossom Chronicles…

Siren’s Seduction…
“[Siren’s Seduction…] A delicious tale of love and lust, and two lost souls who find each other—I loved it.” —Sunny, National Bestselling Author of MONA LISA CRAVING

“Fluid, lyrical and with a unique sensitivity to her characters, Jax Cassidy’s work is as sensual as it is emotional. This is definitely an author to keep your eye on!” —Eden Bradley, New York Times & USA Today Best Seller

“Jax Cassidy is a brilliant new voice in contemporary fiction. Full of heat, seduction, and romance, her winning characters are sure to capture your heart and find a place on your keeper shelf.” —Gemma Halliday, New York Times & USA Today Best Seller

“Though this book is filled with steamy sex, the stories are tastefully done, and both have a hint of romanticism. The sex scenes are very hot, but each author provides an adequate storyline to accompany the physical interactions.” —Romantic Times BOOK Reviews

“Siren’s Seduction” by Jax Cassidy is a contemporary story with a very lush, dreamy quality. The author’s writing is rich, lyrical, and dripping with sensuality. It’s a softer erotica than most of that found in the market today and brings together an interesting mix of Asian and African-American characters.” —Queue My Review

“According to the book, legend has it that “the lotus closes at night and sinks under water. In the morning it reemerges and blooms again. Thus the flower became a natural symbol of the sun and creation, and rebirth.” In both of these stories the hero and heroines survived a rebirth of love. Though the time periods were very different, the meaning of true love surfaced in each of their hearts. You’ll love the different writing styles and how each relationship was built.” —The Romance Readers Connection

“The Lotus Blossom Chronicles is a book of second chances and rebirth. Both stories featured follow this theme to perfection with the characters going through trials and tribulations and in the end being rebirth mind, body, and spirit. The chemistry and adventure experienced between the characters will leave readers hungry for more. Both stories are great reads! I found myself wanting more to read from both stories towards the end! I recommend The Lotus Blossom Chronicles to all romance lovers.” —APOOO BookClub

“The Lotus Blossom Chronicles is a collection of two tales that highlight romance between individuals of different cultures. While these stories take place in different settings and under different circumstances, the share theme of the lotus flower flows between them.” —Romance In Color

“Two novellas, two different time periods and two different settings, yet both sizzling with eroticism – that’s what THE LOTUS BLOSSOM CHRONICLES is.. Authors Jax Cassady and Simone Harlow present their novellas, Siren’s Seduction and Concubine, wrapped in unique plots and plenty of heat.” —RAWSISTAZ Reviewers

“Both of the stories in THE LOTUS BLOSSOM CHRONICLES deal with second chances in life. Authors Jax Cassidy and Simone Harlow both bring these stories to vivid life. We go through the whole gamut of emotions as we find out if these two very wounded couples will heal and have their second chance at life and love.” —ParaNormalRomance


Writing As CASSIDY KENT

Sunswept…
“I enjoyed these three tales of love and second chances from Cassidy Kent. The characters were real, with the strengths and weaknesses found in us all. The strength of character in each of the women, their friendship and camaraderie is great to see. Each of these stories has that turning point where it could go either way, and the choice made will make all the difference in each of their futures. I enjoyed this group of stories a lot. There was laughter at the misadventures of the heroines, there were tears when they were hurting, and that feeling of joy when they got to their individual happy ever afters. I also liked the fact that the cold and cheating exes got theirs, too. The exotic locales were lush and delightful, even with the devastation from the storms in two tales. This collection of stories goes on the keeper shelf to be brought out again and again.”  —Holly, Whipped Cream Reviews


Fortune’s Fool…
“Miranda Writes transports the reader into a wonderful amusement of sexy and sensual passion that is rather alluring. Miranda and Matt are lively characters that ignite the pages and keep the fire burning. Ms. Kent brings the story, the characters and the momentum to life in this enchanting read.” —Cherokee, Coffee Time Romance

“…A fantastic story with sensual and just plain sexy scenes, it was a quick read that I enjoyed. Miranda and Matt struck sparks from the very beginning and Ms. Kent brought them to life very well…[I] truly liked these characters.” —Serena, Fallen Angels Reviews


Dolce & Diana…
“…snarky, feisty, fun…Their relationship has the flavor of salt and vinegar chips, you can’t help but smack your lips at their snappy comebacks and dreamy kisses. Just the right amount of sex sprinkled here and there refreshes and rejuvenates like iced tea on a hot day…I gladly gave this fast-paced story line 5 stars as Diana and Chance fight for survival, each having a point to prove under constant scrutiny of the camera…Read this one before watching another episode of a reality based show, you never know what catches your fancy.” —Mahaira Fatima, Just Erotic Romance Reviews

“…Cassidy Kent is a great author who does a wonderful job of telling this story in a quick-paced atmosphere. There are so many characters involved that it would be easy to confuse the reader; I assure you that did not happen. She presented the main characters as strong individuals with their unique styles in cooking and handling adversity. The story is lighthearted with sensual lovemaking. I recommend this book as an interesting interlude to reality! Good work, Ms. Kent!” —Brenda Talley, The Romance Studio

“If only Food Network could come up with a hot reality show like Fighting Chance…Kitchen Stadium from Iron Chef never looked this good…DOLCE & DIANA is a delicious treat from Cassidy Kent that may only be “novella” in length but still fits in all the right places for a damned good romance with some erotic notes to tantalize the taste buds. With contenders like Chance and Diana, it’s never a question as to whether they deserve one another. Like cheese and wine, these two pair up and accessorize one another quite well. And the things they do behind closed doors…on a sailboat…and on a couch….well, there’s the spice that puts the pop in Cassidy Kent’s snappy little story. Yes, waiter, I’ll have your special – Chance Kohler with a side of hot oil, strawberries and chocolate. Do you think Diana would mind? Get DOLCE & DIANA now; it’s a requirement for daily survival and fine reading…”
—Amy Cunningham, Romance Reviews Today

“…Ms. Kent has written a story that leaves you hungry as you turn the pages. Not only will the food preparation leave you panting, but also what Chance and Diana do with the food on their bodies leaves you starving for more. The sex is hot. This book shows you that sometimes a little friendly competition can turn into reality.” —Sherry, Coffee Time Romance

“…Dolce & Diana is a light-hearted romance with a touch of spice. It is at its core a love story about two people both struggling to overcome past events that have shaped their lives. Diana is dealing with the emotional issues of divorce and trust, while Chance is still reeling from the last contestant’s post-season bids for attention at any cost. It is sweet and sensual and this reader enjoyed it.” —Debbie H., Gotta Write Network


Dear John…
“…These characters are earthy though appealing…Their unions are frequent, coming together with ravishing need and gratifying fulfillment. The exhibitionism is sedate though heightens the corporeal awareness of the story. A hot, fast read, Dear John satisfies this reader’s need for romance and erotic sex.” —Pamela Craft-Jenewein, Gotta Write Network

“…This is a story full of misunderstandings and misdirection done so well that you will keep reading to find out what really happened to the two of them, as well as to enjoy a really good story. It would have been nice, but not necessary, to have a little more of Dane’s background. The other characters are just as real and likeable as Dane and John, making this a story that I will definitely be reading again.” —Maura, Coffee Time Romance

“…DEAR JOHN is a fast-paced, quick romantic read with likable characters. It will make you warm and cozy and maybe you’ll remember a long lost love.” —Mahaira Fatima, Just Erotic Romance Reviews

“…a wonderful rendition of love, ten years later! The characters are strong…[and] Ms. Kent used the misunderstanding between them to build their tension. The outcome, while unexpected, will surprise everyone. This is an excellent choice for a quick, lighthearted read!” —Brenda Talley, The Romance Studio

“DEAR JOHN is a fun quick read that will leave readers smiling and remembering that high school romance. The characters are engaging, although this story is fast, it doesn’t feel short or rushed.” —The Romance Readers Connection


What Lies in Winter…
“…Cassidy Kent has discovered a new talent hidden within her…that of writing Torrid Romance… Salacious kisses lead to everything [Hayley] could possibly imagine… and then some…WHAT LIES IN WINTER is definitely as torrid as they come…” —JoEllen Conger, Gotta Write Network

“…With just the right mix of passion and humor, What Lies in Winter will quickly capture your emotions and your attention. What Lies in Winter is sure to be a winner for Cassidy Kent. I look forward to reading more by this talented writer.” —Elise Lynn, Ecataromance

“From witty banter to scorching hot love scenes, What Lies in Winter is a definite must-read! Cassidy Kent has such a relaxed and easy-flowing writing style that the pages just stream by, aided by a fast-paced, sexy storyline…The powerful attraction between Hayley and Nicholas will have your pulse pounding because the love scenes are intense and extremely erotic…I found myself laughing, crying and loving right along with them. I highly recommend reading What Lies in Winter.” —Talking TwoLips Reviews

“Stranded in the middle of a snowstorm, two unlikely souls find a surprising love…What starts out as a sexy fling turns into something much more as they spend time together. An interesting short story sure to warm up these cold winter nights…” —Jennifer Bishop, RRT Erotic

“…a charming book of finding love when you least expect it…The chemistry between Hayley and Nicholas binds them, but it also restricts them when it comes to their feelings. I enjoyed that each had to face the past to have what they want in the future.” —Tewanda, Fallen Angel Reviews

“What Lies in Winter is a sparky, sizzling hot, seasonal love story with luscious sex scenes that could melt a glacier. Hayley and Nicholas are complicated and sympathetic characters who take a rocky winter’s ride through emotion and passion to reach the HEA they so richly deserve.” —Portia Da Costa, Harlequin Author

“Cassidy Kent has woven this novella with plenty of humour, a touch of sentiment and a whole lot of hot, hot, hot… Part of me wanted to turn away from the deeply private moments between this couple because I kept forgetting it wasn’t real. I’m telling you there should have been steam rising up from my computer. A great, fast, and definitely exciting, read from this author.” —Michelle Puffer, Romance Divas


Raleigh in Rio…
“An exciting, suspenseful read, filled with the fascinating flavour of the Carnival and red-hot sensuality. Raleigh and Cristo are two magnificent, unforgettable characters, and the two storylines are balanced perfectly. I couldn’t put this down. Well recommended.” —Autiotalo, Enchanted Ramblings

“Hot nights, steamy sex, and a few secrets are what Cassidy Kent has in store for readers when they open up RALEIGH IN RIO.”  Sinclair Reid, RRT Erotic

“Between the hot sambas and even hotter Cristo Santiago, Cassidy Kent weaves a spicy tale of exotic seduction, secrets, and love at first sight. I’m booking the next flight to Rio!”
—Gemma Halliday, author of Spying in High Heels

“Ms. Kent has written a very erotic book that will have you heating up very quickly. The sex is intense. This book shows you that once lost, trust must be earned back. Watch for the shocking surprise twist at the end. This book is a great read.” —Sherry, Coffee Time Romance

“Raleigh In Rio is rich in imagery. The heat, the sizzling music, the passion is all there. Ms. Kent creates layers of sensuality within the prose, building an ever-increasing tempo in a sensual game of literary foreplay.” —C.C. Ellis, Romance Divas

“Raleigh in Rio is an entertaining journey from the start…Ms. Kent’s Raleigh in Rio is a fun and sexy tale for romance readers looking for a sizzling story with a great happy ending.”
—Water Nymph, Literary Nymphs

“It’s way too easy to get swept away in Ms. Kent’s classical, flowing voice. The sex in the story is sizzling and believable. The relationship between Raleigh and Cristo is sweet and spicy at the same time. She did a wonderful job creating Cristo. He’s the sexiest thing I’ve read about in a long time!…If you’re looking for a quick, hot, easy read, Raleigh in Rio is a perfect pick. I’m looking forward to reading more of Ms. Kent’s work.” —Adra Steia, Rites of Romance

“Raleigh In Rio is a rare gem. Cassidy Kent managed to create a heartwarming and passionate story in such a compact book. Cristo is a dream…Raleigh is a survivor… Raleigh In Rio is a book about trust and growth. If you want a quick read with a punch, grab it.” —Tara Renee, Two Lips Reviews


Santa’s Helper…
“In this delightful Christmas tale, Kent brings the spirit of the season to life. At the same time she presents a believable tale of love quickly realized. The doubts that the heroine experiences are realistic, and the solutions are a bit like a fairy tale.” —Susan Mobley, Romantic Times

“A terrific holiday tale of generosity and love that achieves both Christmas cheerfulness and sexy satisfaction in one brightly wrapped package.” She went on to say that “Kent turns phrases with a certain ease and mastery that has become rare in romance publishing.” —Ellie McBride, Romance News

“1 Shot – A Toast to a Great Book!…Ms. Kent delivers some great scenes, terrific emotion, hot sex, and a tidy ending, in 45 pages. The love at first sight is so well done that it could convince a…non-believer.” —Literary Sass

“[Cassidy Kent] weaves sweet romance with hot sex, characters that are as real as people you meet everyday, and a skill for the craft that puts her at the top of my must-read list. Whether the sun is shining, or the first snow of winter is falling, this story will remain with you always.” —Lynn Burton, TCM Reviews

“Santa’s Helper is one of the most entertaining quick reads I’ve had in quite a while…It is engaging and simply a joy to read. Hats off to Ms. Kent for providing us with a great mood-lifter in the form of this short read.” —Mahaira, Just Erotic Romance Reviews

“Cassidy Kent is an awesome storyteller! Her characterization skills and outstanding voice draw us into her world, where we feel like we know her characters personally. Words and pages fall away as you delve into this story. Santa’s Helper makes for a hot Christmas read in July!” —Trula Wyatt, Romance Divas

“Santa’s Helper is a very sweet story about two people finding love when/where they least expect it. Noel and Maura are both wonderful characters and their love story is very touching. Cassidy Kent is a very talented new author – Santa’s Helper is a must read!” —Kerin, Euro Reviews

“Cassidy Kent breathes new life into this story, making Maura and Noel two characters to be admired and enjoyed. Their story is definitely a whirlwind romance with a bit of reality thrown in… a pleasurable reading experience.” —Sarah W., Fallen Angel Reviews

“Santa’s Helper is a story full of love and hope. Noel is a man that has virtually everything, except a family. Maura is a woman that has virtually nothing, except a family. I loved both of the characters, and Kyle and Maura’s mother was the perfect addition to the tale.” —Shannon, Joyfully Reviewed


Sunset Key…
“I enjoyed this book…The words flowed unhindered. The love scene was touching and well written…This story held me enthralled from the first page, and took me to a place I have never been, but left me feeling I had actually been there…I would buy more of Ms. Kent’s books.” —Jack Goodall, Wild Child Publishing

“…an excellent short story featuring realistic characters, a lovely setting and intense passion. The sex scenes were hot with all the intensity of lovers who have not seen each for a long time. I truly look forward to reading more of Ms. Kent’s stories!” —Sakura Kai, Just Erotic Romance Reviews

“The characters of Free and Zach are likeable…Key West is a beautiful setting for romance. I enjoyed this book and recommend it to everyone.” —Ellen, The Romance Studio

“Ms. Kent delivers a fast paced, well-written novella full of love, enough heat to keep it sizzling, and second chances… If you enjoy erotic romance this story is for you. You won’t be disappointed.” — Lynn Burton, TCM Reviews

“I was so engrossed in their pain, their fears, and their obvious love for each other, that I couldn’t put the book down…Good show, Ms. Kent! The physical chemistry between the two was palpable…And that, folks, is why this gal is giving Cassidy Kent a one-shot salute.” —Literary Sass

“SUNSET KEY is a great short story that left me feeling completely satisfied at the end. This is the first book that I have read by author Cassidy Kent and with such great writing talent it will not be the last. I highly recommend you read SUNSET KEY; you will not be disappointed.” —Dina Smith, Romance Junkies

“Cassidy Kent takes story telling to a whole new level with this heartfelt tale of second chances. Armed with energy that pulsates throughout every page you’re sure to love this exciting adventure!…A complete novel in a novella size, this is my idea of a perfect romance.” —Trula Wyatt, Romance Divas


CASSIDY KENT…

“Cassidy Kent is a new and talented voice in romance, hot and tender like her characters, with love scenes that sizzle.” —Sunny, author of Mona Lisa Awakening

“Cassidy Kent is a fresh new voice in erotic fiction! Lush attention to detail, sassy characters and sizzling sex will titillate and delight readers. I can’t wait to see what else this author has up her sleeve-or between the sheets, as the case may be.” —Eden Bradley, author of FORBIDDEN FRUIT

“Fresh, imaginative, and sexy as hell. Cassidy delivers!” —Sylvia Day, #1 New York Times & #1 International Bestseller

“Get swept away with Cassidy Kent! A wonderful new voice in romantic fiction that will set your heart sailing.” —Kristen Painter, author of ALL FIRED UP

“Cassidy Kent will captivate you with her sparkling wit and incredible imagination. It takes talent to combine humor and inferno inducing romance…and she’s not lacking. Prepare to be dazzled!” —Eva Gale, author of 101 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT

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