Category Archives: Fated Series

Baby, Don’t Lose My Number by Karen Erickson

Title: Baby, Don’t Lose My Number by Karen Erickson
Fated Book Two
Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd
Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Red Hots!
Length: Novella
Book Rating: B

Never press the “ignore” button on love…

Fated, Book 2

In these uncertain times, Mia Skinner’s Blackberry is her lifeline to independence…and a twenty-four/seven chain to her overbearing boss. When she loses it on a girls’ night out, it’s a disaster with pink slip written all over it—until she takes a chance and calls her number. And ends up talking to Mr. Sexiest-Voice-Alive.

The moment Jacob Miller lays eyes on the phone’s beautiful owner, a bolt of lust makes him want to make a sexy mess of her tidy outfit and perfectly straight hair. Which is a good sign. It means he’s almost fully recovered from a near-debilitating construction accident. Perhaps a little horizontal healing will get him back on his feet for good.

As their passion burns bright and hot, a funny thing happens. Mia’s ignoring her phone—and Jake’s the one itching to get back to work. But he’s building a plan that’ll let her hang up on her increasingly creepy boss for good. If Mia’s willing to meet him in the middle.

Product Warnings: Delicious, toe-curling sex including a lusty scene in a truck flying down the freeway. A hero whose greatest thrill is lavishing all his attention upon the woman he wants more than anything in the world.

The Review:

Baby, Don’t Lose My Number is the delightfully steamy second installment in Karen Erickson’s fun and sexy Fated series.

Baby, Don’t Lose My Number is a scorching hot story with unexpected depth and strong emotion. Mia Skinner and Jake Miller are realistic, likeable characters that readers will find easy to relate to. Their first date is sweet and romantic, and they take the time to get to know one another before tearing each other’s clothes off. But when their clothes do finally come off? The passion explodes between this lusty couple and the sex is incendiary.

Baby, Don’t Lose My Number is a charming romance that is both erotic and heartwarming. Karen Erickson has once again written a story that will leave you believing in Fate and love at first sight. She also leaves her readers eagerly anticipating the next novella in this fabulous series.

Read my review of Book One in the Fated series HERE.


Filed under Baby Don't Lose My Number, Contemporary, Fated Series, Karen Erickson, Rated B, Red Hots!, Romance, Samhain Publishing Limited

Under My Umbrella by Karen Erickson

Title: Under My Umbrella by Karen Erickson
Fated Book One
Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd
Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Red Hots!
Length: Novella
Book Rating: B


It’ll take more than a fire hose to cool down this attraction…

Fated, Book 1

Rain, rain, go away. That’s Jenna’s mantra as she suffers through yet another rain-soaked walk home from work. At least the tight butt of the guy walking in front of her offers some distraction. When he turns around and asks to share her umbrella, she realizes his front view is as smokin’ as the back. What better way to get up close and personal with the object of her ogling?

Brett noticed his hot little neighbor weeks ago, but until now hadn’t worked up the nerve—or found the opportunity—to approach her. Too many hours at the fire station has left him longing for something more out of life. Like the company of a sweet, sexy woman. Maybe, if he’s lucky, kindling a relationship.

Jenna surprises herself again when she offers to let him dry off in her apartment. One minute he’s toweling off his hair, the next their chemistry explodes in the hottest sex either of them have ever experienced. And suddenly they’re both wondering if he’s the match to her tinder, or if it’s too much, too fast…

Product Warnings: Contains smokin’ hot sex with a delicious stranger who turns out to be her neighbor who turns into the hottest firefighter she’s ever met. Grab a glass of ice water to cool these flames!

The Review:

In Karen Erickson’s Under My Umbrella Jenna and Brett’s chance meeting leads to pure, unadulterated sex. Is it just hot sex? Or will Fate guide this couple to love?

Under My Umbrella is a delicious mix of erotic sex and romance. The sexual chemistry between Jenna and Brett is scorching, and their sex scenes are delectably steamy. Brett is undeniably hot and I love how he loses control when he is with Jenna. Jenna is supremely self-confident so I will admit her moments of self doubt caught me off guard. Luckily her good friend Morgan talks some common sense into her when she needs it!

Under My Umbrella is an engaging story about love at first sight and believing that Fate plays a hand in our lives. I must confess I am usually not a fan of “insta-love” plots, but Karen Erickson pulls it off with Jenna and Brett. I am really looking forward to the other books in the Fated series.


Filed under Contemporary, Fated Series, Karen Erickson, Rated B, Red Hots!, Romance, Samhain Publishing Limited, Under My Umbrella