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What to Do with a Bad Boy - The McCauley Brothers, #4

This entertaining story is part of a series yet I had no problem reading it without being familiar with the other books. It is a great combination of sizzle and humor while it gives a view of somewhat atypical characters, given that Del is...

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The Rake's Handbook - The Rake's Handbook, #1

This fun debut novel provides a wonderful mixture of humor and poignancy as two delightfully different individuals cope with the aftermath of grief in their own unique ways. There are interesting conflicts engendered by the opposing perspec...

4 Stars

The Future Falls - Enchantment Emporium, #3

This inventive series combines sly humor, creative twists on elements of fantasy and plenty of earthy allusions. The wide variety of beings which interact, both on a intimate basis and on a more global scale, give rise to both humorous and...

4 Stars

Nightfall

This incredibly intense and edgy story showcases the talents of two fantastic authors weaving the spell that each is adept at, in a story that combines the allure of the sexy cowboy that Desiree Holt excels at describing with the dark and s...

5 Stars

Coloring Animal Mandalas

“Coloring Animal Mandalas” by Wendy Piersall is a beautiful collection of drawings that can be colored. Each drawing is printed on white paper and is comprised of a multitude of repetitive shapes that combine to form all kinds of creatures,...

4 Stars

Forbidden - An Planet Alpha Story

This erotic science-fiction novella gives an entertaining and spicy look at one aspect of alien-human interactions. There are glimpses of an elaborate and regimented society that evidently suffers from a sad deficit of females to bond with...

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  • Author: J.J. Lore
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing

Another One Bites the Dust - Jensen Murphy, Ghost For Hire, #2

It took me a few minutes to stop humming the song conjured by this title and concentrate on this exciting paranormal story but I was quickly drawn into this world that is peopled by charismatic and mysterious beings. Not being familiar with...

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  • Author: Chris Marie Green
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Unbinding - World of the Lupi Book 11

This is one of my very favorite paranormal series because it is so densely textured with fantastical beings and melds various pantheons with such grace and dexterity. Understandably, someone new to the series may become a little lost by the...

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  • Author: Eileen Wilks
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Berkley

Black Spring - Black Wings #7

The one thing that is a hallmark of these creative paranormal stories is that Maddy is fiercely protective of those she cares about and always willing to rush to their defense...whether she has a plan of attack or not...and this story is no...

4 Stars
  • Author: Christina Henry
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Night Unbound - Immortal Guardians, #5

This exciting paranormal tale gives a different perspective of a unique group of beings who are struggling to keep the unsuspecting humans from being overrun by an inimical foe which is growing in numbers and power. There are multiple threa...

4 Stars
  • Author: Dianne Duvall
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Hope Burns - A Hope Novel, #3

This poignant and sensual romance does a great job of highlighting the intricacies of family and love even as it gives glimpses of the wedding of Emma and Luke, who starred in a previous book in the series. It is wonderful seeing the dynami...

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  • Author: Jaci Burton
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Jove

Once in a Blue Moon - Beaux Rêve Coven, #1

This delicious paranormal story does a wonderful job of vividly conveying a picturesque area peopled by beings who don’t conform to stereotypical norms. The sensuality that is portrayed enhances an intriguing tale of conflict and a struggle...

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Outing the Quarterback - The Long Pass Chronicles, #1

One can depend on getting a story that combines poignancy, heat and a thought-provoking challenge whenever one reads a story from this author. The delicious combination of carnality and humor leaven the harsh truths that are presented, as s...

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Rebel - The Cat Star Chronicles, #10

Part of the charm of this erotic paranormal series is the unabashed carnality that is highlighted even as the poignant histories of the various characters are revealed. The joy of discovering that a horrific attempt at genocide has failed i...

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Omens - A Cainsville Novel, #1

There are intriguing subtleties in this paranormal tale but it definitely takes its time building to a compelling story. I enjoy this author’s style and have been a big fan of many of her other stories, but I am not as enthralled (yet) by t...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kelley Armstrong
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Dutton Adult

Night's Honor - A Novel of the Elder Races, #7

It’s always fun to visit the world that contains these various paranormal beings and it was intriguing to see the Vampyre machinations from a different perspective, after the ousting of Carling. The relationship that develops does not quite...

4 Stars
  • Author: Thea Harrison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Sweeter Than Sin - A Secrets & Shadows Novel, #2

This sensual romantic suspense tale continues the saga of a very creepy town that has layers of evil which are gradually being uncovered, especially since more and more secrets are being exposed and someone’s idea of justice is being meted...

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No In Between - Inside Out Series, #4

This intriguing romantic suspense series is gradually revealing the clues to solve a mystery started by a set of journals in a storage container. The tortured relationships that are being eked out are challenged by the constant pressures ex...

4 Stars

How the Scoundrel Seduces - The Duke’s Men, #3

A delicious historical romance that gives more insight into the events that resulted in Dom Manton forming his successful agency, as an investigation into the background of an apparently successful heiress takes place. It was delightful to...

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Ghost Layer - The Ghost Seer Series, #2

This entertaining paranormal tale combines an intriguing mystery that gives new meaning to the term ‘cold case’ with a spine-chilling twist of having a ghost provide many of the pertinent clues. The effervescent ghost labrador, Enzo, does h...

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  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Chains of Darkness - Men in Chains, #2

This somewhat dark and erotic paranormal tale contains creative twists on the idea of bonding and offers a sobering look at the seedy underworld of sex trafficking with a vampiric influence. There are horrific tortures that many of the char...

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Sweet on You - Sweet on a Cowboy, #3

This intriguing look at the behind-the-scenes activity related to the challenging sport of bull riding is both informative and a sobering reminder of the price being paid by both those who serve in the military and those who participate in...

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  • Author: Laura Drake
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Forever

The Escape - A Survivors' Club Novel, #3

This beautiful historical romance continues to demonstrate this author’s ability to present individuals tortured by their experiences who find a way to claw their way to happiness. The intense and heartwrenching after-effects of war has a p...

5 Stars

Stolen Dreams - ParaNormal Detective, #4

This was a wonderfully imaginative way to end the series and provided both poignant scenes and lots of unexpected surprises. It was a little overwhelming trying to remember who some of the players were at first, and I strongly recommend tha...

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Guarded - A Tidewater Novel, #2

This is a cute and often humorous story that blends sensuality and mystery in an enjoyable tale. There are a few too many secondary characters and murky motives but the charming vignettes that abound help alleviate some of the frustration t...

4 Stars
  • Author: Mary Behre
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Fatal Exchange - Southern Crimes, #2

This tension-filled tale is full of twists and turns even as it ties in to events from the previous novel in the series. For me, it is a slightly uncomfortable combination of violence and preachiness as the main characters seem to be strugg...

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  • Author: Lisa Harris
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Revell

Active Duty

“Active Duty: Gay Military Erotic Romance” is an anthology of 14 erotic stories edited by Neil Plakcy. The stories explore a gamut of relationships between military men, both before and after the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy was repealed....

4 Stars
  • Author: Neil Plakcy
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Cleis Press

November Rain - Fire and Rain, #4

This story provides a look at a m/m relationship that must overcome cultural mores as well as the normal awkwardness experienced by new lovers. It didn’t quite resonate with me, partly because Elias is such a young untutored male who gets a...

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Calvin, Look Out! - A Bookworm Birdie Gets Glasses

This fun and brightly illustrated book delightfully depicts the challenges of identifying that someone is having vision difficulties and resonates with someone who went through a blurry world for years before the parents discovered I needed...

4 Stars

Edge of Black - A Samantha Owens Novel

This is an entertaining story that does a wonderful job of ramping up the intensity as clues are gradually revealed and possible red herrings are evaluated for pertinency to the case. The multiple threads that are dangled explore interestin...

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  • Author: J. T. Ellison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags:
  • Publisher: MIRA

Cowboy Take Me Away - Rough Riders, #16

This story is a wonderfully erotic and emotional depiction of the man who shaped the lives of the fascinating McKay siblings whose stories have been shared throughout this series. The description of the intense and incandescent relationship...

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Not Quite a Wife - The Lost Lords, Book 6

This is one of those sigh-worthy historical romances that weaves a mesmerizing tale peopled by memorable characters who are honed by intense events. It is difficult to walk that fine line between creating caricatures and realistic persons w...

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One Night More - A US Marshals Novel, #1

This exciting contemporary story provides a nice blend of romance and suspense and establishes a framework for a series that promises to introduce several delightfully alpha heroes although they may be a little too obtuse at times. It was a...

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  • Author: Mandy Baxter
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Only with You - The Best Mistake, #1

This is a cute contemporary romance that has fun characters and I look forward to reading more about Sophie’s sister Brynn and her complicated relationship with Sophie’s best friend William but I was a little ambivalent about the main relat...

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  • Author: Lauren Layne
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Forever

Better Homes and Hauntings

This fun story conjures up a delicious haunted house mystery being solved by a group of very different personalities who somehow find a way to mesh and complement each other. Despite the fact that almost every character is larger than life,...

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Slave Girls - Erotic Stories of Submission

“Slave Girls: Erotic Stories of Submission” is an anthology of 21 very spicy short stories edited by D.L. King which explore the various aspects of a Dominant/submissive relationship between greatly disparate combinations of lovers. The wid...

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  • Author: D. L. King
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SPICY: BDSM, Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press

How Strong Is an Ant?: And Other Questions about Bugs and Insects - Good Question!

“Good Question: How Strong is an Ant? and Other Questions About...Bugs and Insects” by Mary Kay Carson is an informative children’s book that explores the concept of bugs versus insects and their place in our world. There are remarkable fac...

5 Stars

Wolfsbane - Rebel Angel Series, #3

This fascinating fantasy series is most striking because it gives such a vivid picture of a very alien people and makes their harsh life and dealings with one another completely believable. There is a chilling logic to the way they treat ea...

4 Stars

The King - Black Dagger Brotherhood, #12

It always takes me a little while to acclimatize to the cadence of language used by the Brotherhood and others in these books, especially the alternative spelling used. This inventive and spicy paranormal series has a breathtaking quantity...

4 Stars

Why Did T. rex Have Short Arms?: And Other Questions about Dinosaurs - Good Question!

“Good Question! Why Did T. rex Have Short Arms? And other Questions about Dinosaurs” by Melissa Stewart is another entertaining children’s book that explores aspects of dinosaurs and their interactions with each other. The wide variety of c...

4 Stars

Count on Me - Petal, Georgia, #3

This sensual and suspenseful tale is a wonderful visit to the town that includes the charismatic Chase family. I always enjoy glimpses of the extended family, particularly the effervescent and big-hearted matriarch, Polly, and this was a gr...

4 Stars

Then Came You - An Animal Magnetism Novel, #5

This is one of those stories that makes you want to immediately find everything else the author has written because all of the characters are so engaging that you want to know the backstory on everyone you meet between the pages. I haven’t...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jill Shalvis
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley

Steadfast - Beyond the Frontier / The Lost Fleet

It’s always fascinating to visit the universe that this imaginative author has created, especially since his characters face such interesting conundrums. The issues of biological warfare and the problem facing those who lose control of thei...

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The Hot Zone - Rainshadow, #3

Dust bunnies rule! (and apparently like Halloween candy) This is another great addition to a fun series that is part of the ongoing saga that covers the past, present and future progression of humans with psychic powers. I alternate between...

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  • Author: Jayne Castle
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Jove

Zen Doodling Mandalas

“Zen Doodling Mandalas” by Carolyn Scrace is a wonderful and inspirational book that encourages all of us who are prone to idly scribble loops and curves and lines when we are caught on hold or stuck waiting in a place where we are unable t...

5 Stars

Alien Collective - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #9

It’s always fun to read about the fast and furious events in Kitty’s life, accompanied by the eclectic soundtrack that vacillates from being hints from the mysterious Algar to background music for the intense action taking place, the intera...

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Peanut Goes to School - A Short Story of the Elder Races

This is another fascinating glimpse into the remarkable entity who has already displayed amazing talents. It is mind-boggling to watch his growth as he faces the challenges that unfortunately many children encounter but wonderful to watch a...

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Pia Saves the Day - A Novella of the Elder Races

This sensual and creative story does a wonderful job of giving a glimpse of a remarkable family as they go through their most significant challenge yet. There is an intense exploration of the dynamics of the relationship between Pia and Dra...

5 Stars

The Virgin of Clan Sinclair

One of the most fascinating aspects of the stories penned by this author is her ability to tell a multi-level tale that involves several different characters, each facing their own trials and tribulations but interacting with the rest of th...

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Over Exposed - A Salon Games Novel, #3

This wonderfully erotic series continues to provide mesmerizing tales of larger-than-life characters as they deal with their complicated personal and professional lives. It is always wonderful to get glimpses of favorites from the previous...

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  • Author: Stephanie Julian
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley

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