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REVIEWS! - ROMANCE

Romance Reviews

Contemporary, New Adult College, Romantic Comedy
and a Women’s Fiction Rom-Com

Spring has sprung and Romance is in the air! With this weeks reviews you’ll find the following: some swoony, some funny, and some just short of the mark, but all are romances (in some essence of the word.)

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NEW RELEASE!

Contemporary Sports Romance

Risky Play
(Red Card #1)

By Rachel Van Dyken

What else can a virgin do when she’s ditched at the altar? Seattle heiress Mackenzie Dupont is treating herself to a single-girl honeymoon in Mexico and a desire to relinquish her innocence to a gorgeous one-night stand. Fake names. True pleasure. But when she wakes up alone, Mackenzie realizes just how much anger is left in her broken heart…

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NEW RELEASE!

Adult Contemporary Romance

Object of My Desire 

By RL Kenderson

A romance author, a cover model, a book signing … a crush.

Ordinary women like me know we shouldn’t fall for beautiful men like Travis Zehler, one of the hottest cover models in romance fiction. But, sometimes, we can’t help ourselves…

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NEW RELEASE!

Faking Forever
(First Wives #4)

By Catherine Bybee

Shannon Wentworth’s biological clock is ticking, and she isn’t going to let her single status keep her from having a baby. When her wedding-photography business takes her to Mexico, she has every intention of finding a willing baby daddy to help her out. Until the bride goes AWOL, leaving Shannon to coddle the arrogant fiancé who has accused her of sabotaging his wedding…

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NEW RELEASE!

Tumble
(A Dogwood Lane novel)
 

By Adriana Locke

After being burned by her dream job in New York City, sports journalist Neely Kimber suddenly finds herself jobless and paying a long-overdue visit to her hometown in Tennessee. Her plan? Relax, reset, and head back up the corporate ladder. There’s just one unexpected step…

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REVIEW! - Historical Mystery, Musical Memoir & Women’s Satire

Historical Mystery, Musical Memoir & Women’s Satire

This week’s book reviews is a smattering of different genres, everything from a historical mystery to a musical memoir and a women’s fiction satire!

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SPOTLIGHT!

Still Breathing 

By E.A. Fournier

Newly widowed and on the threshold of seventy, Lizzie Warton questions the value of her remaining years. Uncharacteristically, she decides for the first time in her life to do what she wants, instead of what everyone expects.

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REVIEW!

Kiss Me in Paris 

By Catherine Rider

Serena has just flown all the way to Paris for a special pre-Christmas weekend with her sister, Lara. They plan to retrace the steps of their parents' long-ago honeymoon in Paris, and create a scrapbook for their bereaved mother to remember it by. 

It's supposed to be serious sister bonding...until Lara takes off with her boyfriend instead…

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NEW RELEASE!

Once Upon the Longest Night 

Once Upon the Longest Night, a collection of adult paranormal romances, features eight novelettes of lovers and their battles against one of the greatest legends of our time: the vampire.

This anthology combines vampire mythos and affairs of the heart with the sacred symbolism and magic of the winter season. 

Sit back and let us tell you a tale. Welcome to the Longest Night.

Heat levels: Sweet to erotic.

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NEW RELEASE!

Sugar Lane Series
(Vol. 1)
 

By Harlow Hayes

The night of Christmas Eve changes everything for Rhema Clark, a 36-year-old housewife living on quiet Sugar Lane. One day she is hosting a birthday party for her 9-year-old son, Julian, the next she is watching her neighborhood become the backdrop for the perfect murder…

*** Click here to continue reading + an excerpt & for your chance to win a signed copy of Harlow Hayes’ 27 Revelations! ***

SPOTLIGHT!

Citadel 

By Jack Remick

Irven DeVore, an evolutionary biologist, writes that "Males are a breeding experiment run by females."  What if, in fact, women ran everything?…

*** Click here to continue reading, to read an excerpt & for your chance to win eBook copies of Books 2 and 3 of The California Quartet: Valley Boy and The Book of Changes! ***

NEW RELEASE!

Never Touched 

By Laney Wylde

What if you woke up from your worst nightmare, only to find the world watching it? On repeat. With relish.
What if those viewers found you? Cornered you until you performed the nightmare live?
Would you run? Fight?
Or charge admittance?…

*** Click here to continue reading, to read an excerpt & for your chance to win a Clean Teen Publishing Mystery Box! ***

ARC REVIEW!

Claiming Amber
(A Broken Heart #2)
 

By Vi Carter

When Amber Green gets arrested, it’s Emmett Harrington who comes to her rescue. He’s a far cry from a prince in shining armor. He’s more like the prince of the criminal underworld.

His armor - A 9mm pistol.

If you like Mafia Style Romances then Claiming Amber will feed your addiction for a romance with lots of drama…

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NEW RELEASE - REVIEW!

Sisters and Brothers

By Fiona Palmer

The new novel of heartbreak, adoption, family and a father's love by the Top Ten bestselling author of Secrets Between Friends, Fiona Palmer.

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NEW RELEASE!

Belle: An Unbowed Novel

By Liz Meldon

Rule #1: Never fall in love with the client. 

Belle
I’m terrified. 
I’ve never done this before—two months on a private island, isolated from the rest of the world, just me and my new client…

Dean
I’ve wanted her from the first moment I saw her. 
Belle Bennet, escort. Darling Belle, sweet girl, on her knees, bound and gagged, writhing in pleasure—or pain. The choice is mine…

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NEW RELEASE!

Sisters and Brothers

By Fiona Palmer

The new novel of heartbreak, adoption, family and a father's love by the Top Ten bestselling author of Secrets Between Friends, Fiona Palmer.

*** Click here to read an excerpt! And make sure to check back September 3rd for my review of Sisters and Brothers! ***

SPOTLIGHT!

Come Back

By Sally Crosiar

Vi Masters wonders… can you come home again? More, she wonders why anyone would want to. She fled upright, backwater Freedom, Iowa at seventeen and hoped never to return. But this time, she can’t stand up against the pleas of the aunt who raised her. It’s one weekend. How bad can three days be?

Three measly days in a wonderful eighteen-year marriage – that’s what Vi’s stepmother hopes. But what if Ben discovers what Tammy knew about why his daughter ran away – something he seems determined to finally find out? She can’t be sure Ben would forgive her, and that’s got Tammy scared to her bones.

One day in and Vi has to face how Aunt Sadie is failing, Caregiving will surely wreak havoc on Vi’s hard-won career, but how can she not? At least she might be able to turn the party Sadie’s planned into a night even Alzheimer’s won’t let Sadie forget.

But that’s before Vi finds out Nate Barlow has moved back to town. Now after all she’s already survived, Vi must dig deep for courage. Nate will never be able to accept Vi’s past. Will he? Who knew hope would be so scary?

*** Click here to purchase & for your chance to win a signed copy of Come Back + a hand-felted sunflower boutonniere/pin (wearable art)! ***

SPOTLIGHT!

Come Back

By Sally Crosiar

Vi Masters wonders… can you come home again? More, she wonders why anyone would want to. She fled upright, backwater Freedom, Iowa at seventeen and hoped never to return. But this time, she can’t stand up against the pleas of the aunt who raised her. It’s one weekend. How bad can three days be?

Three measly days in a wonderful eighteen-year marriage – that’s what Vi’s stepmother hopes. But what if Ben discovers what Tammy knew about why his daughter ran away – something he seems determined to finally find out? She can’t be sure Ben would forgive her, and that’s got Tammy scared to her bones.

One day in and Vi has to face how Aunt Sadie is failing, Caregiving will surely wreak havoc on Vi’s hard-won career, but how can she not? At least she might be able to turn the party Sadie’s planned into a night even Alzheimer’s won’t let Sadie forget.

But that’s before Vi finds out Nate Barlow has moved back to town. Now after all she’s already survived, Vi must dig deep for courage. Nate will never be able to accept Vi’s past. Will he? Who knew hope would be so scary?

*** Click here to read an excerpt & for your chance to win a signed copy of Come Back + a hand-felted sunflower boutonniere/pin (wearable art)! ***