Curing Doctor Vincent (The Good Doctor Trilogy #1) by Renea Mason

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Amazon Description: Elaine Watkins, Public Relations Advisor, is surprised when she receives a summons from the very attractive and enigmatic Dr. Xavier Vincent. She worships the talented physician and company icon responsible for developing the cure that saved her sister’s life and isn’t immune to his charm. Even though puzzled by his request, she is excited and eager to get started on his latest project.

But Dr. Vincent has other ideas. Instead of discussing cures, drugs and marketing strategies, he asks Elaine to join him in Paris to indulge his unique sexual appetites.

Torn between gratitude for saving her sister, her attraction for the powerful man and compromising her pre-conceived notions of sexuality, she must decide if it’s easier to feed his desires or walk away. Until she devises a plan of her own.

“Make no mistake, Elaine, I am a king. Kings command and conquer. They are brutal and uncompromising. You don’t want a king. Face it, you came here expecting a saint.” – Dr. Xavier


Curing Doctor Vincent is the first book in the Good Doctor Trilogy by author Renea Mason. It’s close to the anniversary of the day that her serial killer father is supposed to reveal where another of his victims is located. Elaine is ambushed at a company dinner and she ends up walking away. Dr Xavier Vincent follows her to make sure she’s alright.

Little does she realize that Dr. Vincent wants to have her in a different way. He ends up purchasing her a plane ticket to Paris which goes through her company as a “business” trip. Only, it’s anything but business. He proposes a deal to her and then leaves her to go to sleep. She is ambushed the next night with meeting two other people who are part of the deal.

What is the deal that Xavier has? Can she go through with it? Can she just walk away?


Honestly, I think the relationship between Elaine and Xavier is all kinds of screwed up for 99% of the book.  I understand why it is the way it is but it kinda makes you wonder if the author has had some sort of experience with it or if she just has a really good imagination! I didn’t really have a favorite character from this book as none of them really spoke to me and jumped from the pages. Sure they each had personality and everything but none really captured my attention.

I was disappointed when the book ended at the 68% mark. What fills the other 32% you question? Pages thanking the reader, information about the author, information about other books and then the first two chapters of two different books. Honestly, I could have done without the two books and their chapters included and had the story been longer.

Overall, 3/5 stars for this book.


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208 pages

Purchased: 12/14/16

Started: 12/15/16

Finished: 12/17/16

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Nick (Bad Boys for Hire #3) by Rachelle Ayala

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This Christmas, paraplegic Carol Cassidy is caught between the naughty and the nice: a hired Santa and a disabled firefighter.

Carol was an avid mountain climber until an accident left her in a wheelchair. Love is the last thing on her mind until she hires Nick to play Santa. Shocked at the sensations he elicits, she resists him and decides to date a good guy.

Nick is drawn to Carol like a magnet to iron, and he sets out to prove that bad boys who hire themselves out can be good boys, too—especially in bed.

Carol discovers she’s not dead to passion, but when Nick’s dirty laundry is aired, she regrets choosing the naughty over the nice. Will the spirit of Christmas teach her that sometimes, a huge lump of coal can turn into the brightest diamond of love?

Bad Boys for Hire are fun and exciting stories where love is unexpected, but always delicious. They can be read standalone, but for greater enjoyment, please be sure to check out the other books in the series.

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I loved reading this book. Carol is an incomplete paraplegic. Nick works at Bad Boys for Hire and is contracted to work as a Santa Claus for an event that Carol is putting on. Upon him walking into the bar that is the venue, they are attracted to each other. However, Carol protests his cocky, arrogant, self-assured attitude and wants to fire him. With not enough time for hiring a new Santa, they have to stick with him, much to her dismay.

Nick takes it upon himself to find out what Carol’s wish is during the event and she wants him to follow someone around all day so that he can learn what it’s like for someone in a wheelchair. They don’t need the pity and all the help that a lot of people offer or force upon them. They are just like normal people only they have to have a different way of doing normal things and may take longer.


Honestly, I did NOT like Nick at the beginning of the book. He was my least favorite character at the beginning and I just wanted to reach through the computer screen I was reading on and deck him. Since that wasn’t possible, I settled for strangling him in my imagination. LOL. Carol had her ups and downs on me liking her through the book. She was a strong character in most parts but had spots where I didn’t think her attitude fit her character but I understand why those spots were necessary.

Overall, I would give this book 4.5/5 stars. It is definitely one of the better books I’ve read this year. I love that the author went with a female lead that wasn’t a model/damsel-in-distress and that she had a disability. I really like that the author focused on some spots on different things that could help those that are in wheelchairs and some of them actually made sense.

While this is book three in the Bad Boys for Hire series, you do not need to read the books in order.

***I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion.***


“This novel offers romance, humor, & a unique story. It is a great Christmas time story.” – Goodreads review

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“This is my new favorite story among Ms. Rachelle Ayala’s book next to Hidden Under Her Heart. This story is so unique. It is very emotional.” – Jessica Cassidy

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Bad Boys for Hire: Ryker (Bad Boys for Hire #1)
“Sexy and explosive. A modern day Romeo and Juliet story with a surprising twist.”

Florist Terri Martin lives a calm and peaceful life. Maybe too calm and too peaceful because she can’t remember the last time she was in a relationship.

Terri calls Bad Boys for Hire to book herself a date for her thirtieth birthday party, but before she can hire one, she meets Ryker Slade, a biker hiding from his motorcycle club.

Old vendettas resurface and soon, Terri has more than she can handle when she learns that her and Ryker’s love is as doomed as Romeo and Juliet’s.

Ryker thinks he has a way out, but can Terri escape her fate, or will she find her lover dead before she wakes?

Bad Boys for Hire are fun and exciting stories where love is unexpected, but always delicious. They can be read standalone, but for greater enjoyment, please be sure to check out the other books in the series.

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Bad Boys for Hire: Ken (Bad Boys for Hire #2)
“The sweet, the sassy, the restricted, the douchy… all mixed together in a sexy, hilarious soul melting mix!”

After Jolie Becker is left at the altar, her friends secretly hire a handsome beach bum to cheer her up.

When an accident ends his professional surfing career, Ken Cassidy wants nothing more than to land an acting role. Little does he know, his best acting job will be helping a jilted bride get her confidence back.

Everything changes when love kicks in. Will Jolie believe Ken’s feelings are real when she discovers he’s the hired help?

Bad Boys for Hire are fun and exciting stories where love is unexpected, but always delicious. They can be read standalone, but for greater enjoyment, please be sure to check out the other books in the series.

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About the author
Rachelle Ayala is a bestselling author of dramatic romantic suspense and humorous, sexy contemporary romances. Her heroines are feisty and her heroes hot. She writes emotionally challenging stories but believes in the power of love and hope.

Rachelle is an active member of the California Writer’s Club, Fremont Chapter, and a volunteer for the World Literary Cafe. She is a very happy woman and lives in California with her husband. She has three children and has taught violin and made mountain dulcimers.

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