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25 tempting romances from Sweet to Hot to downright Steamy!

Whether your obsession is Alphas, Bad Boys, Friends (or Enemies) to Lovers, or Second Chance Romance, we’ll feed your addiction with 25 drool-worthy heroes in this sizzling collection.

Escape into tales of intrigue, passion, desire, illicit temptations, secret crushes, friendships, love triangles, forbidden roya
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Published August 20th 2019 by Carter & Bradley Publishing
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Joy Westerfield
Aug 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love Anthologies and couldn't wait for this one. So many amazing authors all together to create an epic book.

One of the first stories I read was by Shannon Nemechek called Torn. It takes place in the military where you meet Tuck and Riley. They had met a few years ago, but for some reason, Riley wouldn't continue the relationship. Fast forward a few years, and they meet up again. But something from Riley's past threatens to destroy any chances at a relationship. Can these two perservere?? You
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Cat
Aug 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Reviewing Chasing Casey by Jane Anthony

Absolutely Brilliant !!!
I really loved this book, now I don't usually like Love triangles they completely frustrate me,and I hate being torn between two heroes.
Two men who are very different but have one woman in common Casey.
A.J. is her present 
Austin is her past..The question is who will Casey choose.?
A.J.had my heart there was no problem for me to choose..lol..this story just blew my mind ,beautifully written it will keep you on your toes and captivated
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Sarah
Aug 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love reading anthologies and this one is filled with works from a few of my favorite authors and a couple that are new to me.

One of those stories, Chasing Casey by Jane Anthony, pulled hard on my heartstrings. Casey's a tough country girl trying to make it in the city. She's sworn off men but rocker/mechanic AJ slowly breaks down her walls. Their arousing whirlwind romance is put on hold when she is summoned to go back home.

Once home, her ex-fiance Austin reappears and is determined that Ca
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Lori Amey
Aug 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I read Torn by Shannon Nemechek. This is a military love story. Tuck and Riley met years ago and they had this undeniable connection. But the Army and life got in the way. Fast forward six years and they meet again. Do they feel the same way about each other, as they did when they first met? I can't wait for you to read this story and find out.
Alexia Adams
Aug 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Review of: Someone Worth Protecting
I received an ARC of this novel and was hooked from the blurb. Who doesn't want to read about a Hollywood action hero having to rely on a petite bodyguard to keep him safe? The banter between the two was great fun (never petty) and the author did an amazing job showing us the people behind the facades. The pacing was perfect and the scene setting wonderful. I loved every minute of this story and highly recommend this anthology based on this story alone.
Sue
Aug 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I've only read Sugar & Spice by Phoebe Alexander so far but will update reviews as I read more from the boxed set.

This is what Phoebe does best...give us what we THINK we are getting -- all that sugar...and then gives us what we HOPED we were getting...all that spice. Cy only has to bide his time, find the culprit and then he'll be home free to do what he wants to do with his life...and that is NOT working at his parent's amusement park. Jolie just wants to take care of her family and will do wh
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Lisa Hemming
Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
From the Anthology, I read: Drowning in You by Amanda Siegrist and Jane Blythe

What secrets lie beneath the murky water of the mysterious lake?

Detective Carter Dixson stopped dead in his tracks when he saw the lifeless body at the edge of the lake. Even though he was a seasoned detective, he was still shocked at the brutality of murder. He kept his eyes away from the water as he surveyed the surrounding area. He felt a chill go through his body and he had a feeling that this case would somehow be
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carrie thackston
Jun 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Amazing collection!

Review for The Middle Road by KG Reuss and CM Lally
The Middle Road is very good story with a bit if a lesson built in. Carter has learned some devastating news and decides to take action. He departs on an adventure to experience many things he has missed in life.  Along the way he meets some wonderful people, sees some beautiful places, and has as much fun as he can. I love that Carter is aware of the changes he needs to make and really lives up to the frequently irritating yo
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Gladys
Aug 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a very enjoyable collection of romantic reads. This box set offers a lot of variety, which I feel means that there is something for everyone. Whether it is the enjoyment of a fun treat by a familiar author or the delightful surprise of you finding a new favorite, there is plenty of potential in this box set. I particularly liked Lemon Tarts & Stolen Hearts by Dylann Crush. This was a charming novella. It is Misty and Jake's story. If you are familiar with the Lovebird Café series, this c ...more
Lynn Reynolds
Aug 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019-shelf
Rating: 4.5 Stars

I read Girl In A Country Song by Avelyn Paige.

Elizabeth “Lizzy” Moulton doesn’t feel that she’s not going to get anywhere in life. Alex McCloud has some past regrets that he’s hoping to change. This story was written by an author that I’ve followed for a while, Avelyn Paige. Usually when I see her name I think of plenty of steam heat and men who are in charge. If you noticed the title, you may want to play some country music – Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, or even Kenny Rogers come
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Cinderella (Nysa Bookish)
Aug 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
This year I have been a bit obsessed with box sets because of the deals of so many old fave authors with new undiscovered authors all coming together to give us different stories in one bundle.

This Sweetest Obsessions helped me discover so many new authors.

One of my fave so far is Chasing Casey by Jane Anthony
I just love how Jane takes simple everyday ordinary people and tell extraordinary stories through them. Casey and AJ are two characters you can easily fall in love with. Both have their fla
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Dawn Daughenbaugh
Aug 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Star
Sugar & Spice (Spicetopia #1) by Phoebe Alexander Featured in the Sweetest Obsessions Boxed Set Collection is a pretty amazing collection of stories by some pretty amazing authors. Some I’ve read and there is a few that I haven’t but plan to. With that being said I’m doing my review on Sugar & Spice ( Spicetopia #1) by Phoebe Alexander. I don’t even know where to start other than I freaking love this Author she brings the right amount of “naughty “ to her stories. Her style of writing is
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Jenni Bishop
Aug 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Sweetest Obsessions a contemporary romance box set with 25 tantalizing and sexy romance stories by some very talented authors. I have only read a couple of the stories so far but will be going back to read the rest.

Sugar and Spice by Phoebe Alexander:

Is a sweet romance story where being born with a silver spoon in your mouth is not always a good thing and being a single mom with nothing can be everything.

Whilst working undercover Cy discovers there is more going on than meets the eye and the tru
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Suzanne
Aug 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Duet, Emily Robertson
Dani King's life hasn't been very lucky so far, being left a single mom quite young. Luckily she is a very strong young woman, determined to make the most of life for herself and her daughter Reece. She has great support from her family and her brother's bandmates.

Her relationship with Nate Larson is a massive support. He loves them both dearly and couldn't love Reece anymore if she were his own child.

This book gives an insight into Reece's late father's family, how they
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M L
Aug 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I’m writing this review for Girl in a Country Song by Avelyn Paige. Loved, loved, loved this story!! This is the story of Alex and Lizzy. It’s a story about life not being what you thought it was....it’s about fame, fortune, and family. When you have it all you figure out what is truly important. When fate steps up and says this is your future and you need to grab it!! It’s about letting go of the struggles and hurt and realizing that the one you have always loved is right in front of you!! It’s ...more
Minx
Aug 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
*I reviewed Drowning in You by Jane Blythe and Amanda Siegrist which is included in the Sweetest Obsessions contemporary romance box set set.*

Drowning in You was a powerful story with elements of love, trauma, fear, and horror! Rose Gowan and her best friend, Evelyn, had clung to each other through thick and thin. They vowed to never let anyone control them or tear them apart. So, when her best friend did not show up when Rose was expecting her, Rose knew something was terribly wrong. Despite he
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Kelly Green
Aug 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019
Chasing Casey by Jane Anthony:

Ok... ok..... So Casey seems to be a little southern heart-breaker! AJ is taken with her from the very minute that he saw her. They were enjoying a nice little courtship when she got called back home to take care of the family ranch. Well.... wild horses (or sketchy ex-fiances) couldn't keep AJ away! So as the title says.... he chases Casey! And then he gets to deal with life on a ranch after being a city boy all his life. Not to mention he feels like he has to comp
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Booksisters21
Aug 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing

This collection of stories is absolutely fantastic.

The one-story that I read and loved so much was Torn by Shannon Nemechek.

Now anyone that knows me knows that I am a huge sucker for a military romance, throw in the fact that said romance is written by my favourite author and we have a winner.

That’s exactly what this Novella by Shannon is. I loved every single second of this intense, emotional read.
I finished this book feeling like I needed a whole lot more of this amazing couple.

A must-read
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KS
Aug 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Lots to choose from...some better than others.

So with most collections - some stories are better than others. I would say "Our Song" by Samantha Morgan was one of my favorites and I also enjoyed "Duet" by Emily Robertson although it is a companion to a series I haven't read - it wasn't really necessary to enjoy this one.

I'm sure there is something for everyone in here.

I voluntarily requested and reviewed an advance reader copy.
Jolene St Germain Triggs
Aug 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I only read Chasing Casey, Jane Anthony's contribution to the boxed set, but based on that I went and bought the set! I am a huge fan of her work already, and this story had everything I love about her writing. Great story, a fantastic (but for real, enough flaws to make him not perfect!) hero, a great heroine in Casey, a hot chemistry and a dash of the f-ery this author is known for make this a MUST READ! If the other stories are even half as good this set is more than worth it!
Madilynn Dale
Aug 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019read
Sweetest Obsessions Boxed Set Collection

5-stars

Sweetest Obsessions was an excellent collection of steamy and romantic stories. I loved the variety of authors featured in this set.

One of my favorite stories written by an author I love was Sugar & Spice (Spicetopia #1) by Phoebe Alexander. It featured characters Cy and Jolie in he main roles. I loved how with each chapter the author revealed more and more about the characters. I had so many different emotions with her story. Jolie was so strong i
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Heather W
Aug 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Sugar & Spice by Phoebe Alexander

I loved this sweet and spicy romance, the first in the Spicetopia series. The Undercover Boss and the Red Velvet Queen are wonderful characters who both have struggles in their personal lives. The storyline is excellent and engaging. I cannot wait to read more of this series.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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Kylee
Aug 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I read Girl in a Country Song from this collection by Avelyn Paige and Alex and Iz will steal your heart. This is a friends to lovers romance and one that will have you a little anxious and on the edge of your seat. Their story will wraps its way around you like the beautiful words in a heartfelt country song. This is about second chances and making sure that the one that got away doesn’t slip through your fingers again. Girl In A Country Song will soothe your heart and soul like the strumming c ...more
Stephanie Jenkins Ortiz Cerrillo
I've read Lemon Tarts & Stolen Hearts by Dylann Crush as an ARC for an honest review.

Yet another great romance novel by Dylann Crush! I loved Misty and Jake's story. Dylann is one of my favorite romance authors for when I need a sweet and  funny book to read. I've yet to not love any of the books Dylann has written. When I pick up one of her books I know I'm not going to do much else until I finish the entire book. Lemon Tarts & Stolen Hearts truly did steal my heart and once I started reading
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Bonnie Hildwein
Aug 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Amazing authors have written ver HOT READS. Make yourself comfortable, you are in for a heck of a ride.
Mona williams
Aug 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
i read the story by Avelyn Paige the girl in a country song.what a sweet story this one was.they have been best friends for years but she has had a crush on him for awhile.than he gives her the news hes leaving breaking her heart. now hes back. can she forgive him for leaving? read to find out.
Reading Addict
Jul 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
There is a lot of books in this anthology and this is my review for Dylann Crush's Lemon Tarts and Stolen Hearts. I first read about Jake and Misty in Sweet Tea and Second Chances. This is a prequel novella to that book. Jake and Misty are high school sweethearts that broke up over a year ago. Misty wanted to try life in the big city of Omaha, Nebraska and Jake loves small town life in Swallow Springs, Missouri. Nothing could get her to stay not even Jake's proposal. Well with time came knowledg ...more
Summer Graystone
Aug 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
So many amazing authors in this set! I can't wait to read it!
Barbara Lack
Jun 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
So far I have read the book Drowning In You by Jane Blythe and Amanda Siegrist. This book had me riveted from the first page. It’s the first book that Amanda Siegrist and Jane Blythe have written together and their writing blends together smoothly. This book is about dealing with and conquering our fears. For Carter it’s his terror of water.
There is a lot going on in this book. Carter and Rose are dealing with, fear, a serial killer, love, twists and turns and a roller coaster of emotions. I ju
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Cath
Sep 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Heartbreaker is one of the books within the Sweetest Obsession boxed set and is by one of my favourite authors in this genre. The main character is Georgia Monroe, a music reporter, on her last chance at work. She has finally managed to gain an interview with one of the top new country music stars, Boone Beckett. If she doesn’t get this interview done, then she’s going to lose her job. She has a time and place arranged with Boone, someone who hasn’t done any other interviews, as yet. She is to m ...more
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