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Dreamers Reviews


 Review 1:

Amazing! I do not know if this review will give appropriate justice to not only the story line but the presentation.Dreamers, is a story of heartfelt emotion. The emotion is not subject to one area but it covers all areas from joy, love, laughter, new found discoveries to loss and heartache

This was a really great sweet romance that is so hard to come by these days. Touching, emotional, sexy, this paranormal really packed a sexy studly punch. Mrs. Smith has really done a wonderful job not only showcasing the setting but in her ability to keep the and interested. I find that with some paranormal's they get a little over the top or lack enough description for me to "stay up with the story". Totally not the case with this one, she did an excellent job of bringing out the emotions of human beings in the purest of forms.

A Dreamy Novel about two people destined to destroy each other but fated to be together, Dreamers is a sweet romance with sweet sex.  Mrs. Smith’s characters were realistic, likable and endearing. The plot was one almost everyone can relate to. The ending was heartwarming, A very romantic dream, a true LOVE story.


Review 2:

This book was absolutely lovely! I thoroughly enjoyed reading it from the moment I started and was saddened to see the final page. The book captures your attention from the first page and keeps you guessing about what's going to happen next. I believe that the author has a few more great stories to spin and will put her at the top of my to read list. I also love the "Dreamers" concept... to be able to control your dreams... a fantastic idea indeed!

Angel T

Review 3:

Although this writer is a newcomer, I really enjoyed the book. I was pleasantly surprised. I have read paranormal romances before (Ciana Stone) and find that I enjoy that genre among others. I like a book that's graphic but with a happy ending. Ms Dalton-Smith's book had all the elements that makes a great African American romance novel. I eagerly await her next book and will continue to support this writer. Great story teller and with a very vivid imagination.

Jacqueline W

Review 4:

This book is with out a doubt amazing... A page turner from the minute i picked it up. The characters were amazing, and the sequence of events kept me on edge the entire time... definitely looking forward to reading it again and anxiously waiting for the next book from this author... Paranormal romance... I would of never thought those two go hand and hand... I love it!!!!

Mz Delite

Review 5:

Ms. Dalton-Smith has done a great job with DREAMERS. You get so heavily invested in the people that you're reluctant to leave them. Your heart will ache for Somiar. A great read!

Liz "Liz Flaherty"

Review 6:

Ms. Dalton-Smith has created a story that's fresh, unique and utterly different from any other story. Somiar can control her dreams, or so she thinks. Malachai is determined to hunt down and kill all the dreamers. When he meets Somiar can he follow through? The conflict is captivating! I will revisit this book many times.

D'Ann Linscott-Dunham"

Review 7:

Dreamers took you to another world where you can do and be anybody.....but some take that dream state to do harm. Catchers are always present to stop the evil. But what happens when a dreamer and a catcher are mates? Can she complete her assignment without following head over heels or will she be killed along the way. This book has a lot of twist and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

KEM's Kids"

Review 8:

This was a nice quick read, I finished it in one day! It contains the right amount of love, lust, and suspense; if you're looking for something different try this one. You will be pleasantly surprised.

Kimberly Cohn" 

Life After Reviews


Review 1:

In Shawn Dalton-Smith's Life After offers a different take on the world of ghost.

At a time when everything is going her way Kalyste is killed. When she wakes up some time later she finds herself in a beautiful room and a comfortable bed, only to find that she has died. Now she has to come to terms with not only that she's dead and lost everything, but who is responsible for her death. If she can't she might turn rogue and have to live with the consequences.

Jude is the reason why Kalyste is dead. To pay for his sins he has been tasked with counseling Kalyste and helping her deal with her future. He never expected to fall in love along the way and somehow he needs to tell her the role he played in the end of her life.

Well written imaginative story line, except for some predictable parts. I can see this world the author has created turning into an interesting series.

Review 2:

A "Haven-ly" story

Format:Kindle Edition Kalyste and Jude are captivating protagonists in this story, and Haven is a captivating place. Ms. Dalton-Smith makes you feel as though you were there. You feel as though you know those people. It's a quick read and a fun one.

By Liz

Review 3:

Haven, or Heaven?

This review is from: Life After (Kindle Edition) Kalyste and Jude have a HUGE obstacle to overcome...his daughter killed Kalyste in a drunk driving accident. Yes, Jude's own daughter was the driver. Confusing? Not really. Kalyste has landed in Haven, not Heaven, and it's Jude's job to help her overcome her bitterness over her own death. Conflict, anyone? Ms. Dalton-Smith has a gift for creating drama. Check out this book, you won't be sorry!

D'Ann Lindun

Review 4:

.....couldn't put it down!! 10 stars

This book was a "page turner"!!!! ....LOVED every word of this book. Never thought I'd like paranormal romance books, but I do! The love between Jude and Kalyste is every girls dream. A true friends test of forgiveness. My favorite part when Kalyste learned to let go of her past and accept eternal love with the man of her dreams Jude. It was amazing how everyone came together to save Chantel and her marriage. This should happen more in the human world. Each chapter paints a perfect picture. A MUST READ!

Rita Chapman

Review 5:

 This novel is a page turner, and keep you checking for Mrs Dalton-Smith next novel. 


Ella Ever After Reviews



Review 1:

Ella Ever After

In a abusive marriage and seeing no other way out, Ella decides she has no other choice but to take her own life to escape. She hopes she will find heaven and the daughter she lost to still birth the year before.

Little does she know because of a rare gene she makes it to Haven and not heaven. While she learns to adapt to her new environment, she meets Blake and she begins to find the life she had always wanted. That is all shattered when she learns a secret her ex-husband had been keeping from her. The daughter she thought she lost and now is in need of Ella's help.

Well written short novel featuring an interesting heroine who is finally coming into her own and gain the confidence she always lacked and a sexy hero wanting to be by her side.


 Review 2: 

Ella Ever After is a paranormal romance that takes us on a journey of an abused woman who chooses death in order to escape her abuser and reunite with her daughter.