Saturday, August 3, 2013

Review/Giveaway: Wired in Sin by Lea Barrymire

Title: Wired in Sin

Author: Lea Barrymire

Release: 7/24/2013

Publisher: Ellora’s Cave

Erotic Romance

Paranormal/Twilight line

Flame rating: Scorching

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Victoria is a business owner, a friend and a succubus, the latter being something she despises with her whole heart. As she works to free others like her from the daily need to feed from sexual partners, she stumbles across her mate. Now she’s fighting destiny and the call of his lust, refusing to sate her need on the one male made for her.

Dominick is a technowizard used to living his life his way. When he arrives at a business meeting and senses his mate, he’s intrigued. When she slams walls up around herself and refuses to even look at him, he goes on the prowl. He uses her sex phone business to get her attention, but can he keep her on the line long enough to capture her heart?

My Review:

I loved this book. From the very beginning and meeting Victoria I was hooked. The idea of a succubus who runs a phone sex company is so original and fun. Ms. Barrymire does an exceptional job of creating fun and unique characters. I understood Victoria’s motivations perfectly and I really liked her. Some of the little details to the world showcasing the aspects of the supernatural portions were intricately woven into the story so well that I could just imagine seeing them and experiencing the wonder myself.

Dominick is perfect with the way he seduces Victoria and all of her senses one by one. I want my own Dominick. I also loved the way this story doesn’t focus on the physical aspect to carry the sex and the attraction. It’s a refreshing twist on most stories out there.

Overall, this is a hot, sexy yet emotional tale that I highly recommend. I can only hope that Ms. Barrymire plays within this world again. I know of at least one other succubus that I’d love to know how their story unfolds.

5 Books

I received a copy in exchange for my honest review. I was not compensated for my review.


Gently coaxing it from the outer box was made more difficult when her hands started to tremble. Inside a large glass terrarium was an extremely rare and awesomely magical plant she’d only seen in text books. A genuine Bridgetium azulerae, more commonly known as the Etraza tree.

“Oh my gods, Vic. Is that what I think it is?”

Victoria couldn’t even nod for fear of dropping the precious plant. It pulsed with magic even as it remained dormant. She knew that it would take a trigger to release the hibernation spell before it would fully become an animated living thing again. As it rested in its tiny environment she could see the miniscule buds on the ends of each branch. The miniature tree was perfect in its structure. Tiny branches spread off a thin trunk. Even though her specimen wasn’t much taller than a book, it had to be hundreds of years old. Once reanimated, the tree would experience all four seasons, cycling through growth, sleep and rebirth each day.

Gently setting the glass case on her desk allowed her to release the breath she’d been holding. It left her lips in a whooshing whisper. “Wow.”

“Holy shit.” Gynger gasped behind her. They both stood there staring, silent for a few moments. “Have you ever seen anything so awesome in your life?”

About Lea Barrymire:

Lea lives in Western New York with her hubby, three children, and miscellaneous critters. Before the rugrats, she lived a life of adventure, following her husband all over Europe with the US military. She’s slept in a car outside Paris, drove six hours just to see tulips in the Netherlands, and knocked ash from her shoes at Pompeii. Now she spends her time in life’s adventures at soccer games, PTA meetings and school plays.

Lea has loved reading from a very young age, spending many sleepless nights devouring books. Science fiction and paranormal were her favorite genres to read as a teenager, and that love bled into her adult life. She started writing during a bout of insomnia, to fill time, and found it filled a creative void. Now she communes regularly with the characters in her head and tries not to laugh out loud when they say something funny.

When Lea isn’t reading, writing or corralling kids, she enjoys watching movies and sciencey shows, or just kicking back and listening to some music.

Find Lea on her Website Facebook Twitter - Blog

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Dates: 7/24 thru 8/17/2013

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  1. I am so glad you loved this book! Thanks for the wonderful review and for hosting my blog tour!
    ~ Lea

  2. Succubus, because they are awesome creatures!

  3. Succubus. Love the books I've read with them. Thank you for the giveaway.

  4. Thanks for sharing the great excerpt and the giveaway. This book sounds Sinfully Delicious. evamillien at gmail dot com

  5. I think it'd be cooler to be a techno-wizard :)

  6. I think techno -wizard would be better