Author Archives: jlscaife

About jlscaife

30 something year old animal rescuer, aspiring writer, and all around geek

Beauty in the Broken by Charmaine Pauls Book Review

Yet again I’ve been sucked into another contemporary erotic story by Charmaine Pauls set in the criminal underworld of South Africa since I enjoy her writing style and continue to suck up the cultural context of her plots like a … Continue reading

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Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton Book Review

Fans of Arwen Elys Dayton’s Seeker series already know that she is not afraid to tackle difficult themes and topics while creating an engaging narrative.  However, rather than returning to a book series Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful is a … Continue reading

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The Krinar’s Informant by Charmaine Pauls

As readers of my now infrequent blog and reviews may have noticed I read a lot of Charmaine Pauls’ writing.  Due to reviewing her Loan Shark Duology I’m on her ARC reviewer list, so I get to preview her new … Continue reading

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Young Enough by Charmaine Pauls Book Review

Charmaine Pauls introduced May-December couple Jane and Brian in Old Enough, and to my surprise and joy I fell in love with her story of an older rich woman and a younger man from the wrong side of the tracks.  … Continue reading

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And the latest oldster is gone — Gabriel Scaife October-ish 2003 to August 14, 2018

I did not want another cat; I’d resigned myself to keeping Namir, the feral black domestic shorthair that I had live trapped in my yard, but I really just intended to foster other kitties to keep him company during his … Continue reading

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Dance of Thieves by Mary E Pearson Book Review

Kazimyrah knows what her duty is to the queen of Venda.  Her dedication to this mission goes beyond her role as a member of the Rahtan, the elite guard, and reflects her personal debt for a reckless mistake.  However, a … Continue reading

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Old Enough by Charmaine Pauls Book Review

This is a review of an erotic novel featuring an older woman and a younger man as well as a hearty dose of kink.  If this isn’t your cup of tea I suggest skipping this one. Brian Michaels sought out … Continue reading

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