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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

Awesome Animal Kingdom - TIME For Kids Book of Why

“TIME for Kids Book of Why: Awesome Animal Kingdom, 250 Facts Kids Want to Know!” is a thin and nicely illustrated book that is chock-full of miscellaneous details about various animals, including humans and covers a broad spectrum of topic...

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The Pandas and Their Chopsticks - and Other Animal Stories

“The Pandas and Their Chopsticks” is a delightful children’s book containing stories adapted from Asian folktales retold and illustrated by Demi. Each story has a moral that is aptly depicted by the bright colorful animals or other entities...

5 Stars

The Witch of Clan Sinclair

This enjoyable historical romance continues the saga of the Sinclair family that was featured in “The Devil of Clan Sinclair” and gives an entertaining view of Edinburgh society as it undergoes a pivotal evolution. Mairi’s courage, her brot...

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Vipers Run - A Skulls Creek Novel, #1

This very gritty and spicy contemporary tale is a compelling yet stark and violent picture of the life of those who live in a motorcycle club culture. The intense and sensual scenes are interspersed with a glimpse of the rigid hierarchy and...

4 Stars
  • Author: Stephanie Tyler
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Signet

Secret Service Rescue - The Adair Legacy

This entertaining romantic suspense story is apparently connected to several others which detail the various members of a powerful woman’s family yet it can be read as a standalone. The mystery and gradually revealed relationships are juxta...

4 Stars

Sparrow Hill Road

First, let me say that I am not a big fan of creepy horror stories so I was a little concerned about the premise for this novel yet intrigued by the description. I was drawn in by the lyrical descriptions of life on the road as a ghost and...

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  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

After Dark

Both of these exciting and sensual paranormal tales give a brief glimpse of the fascinating worlds these authors have created. There are allusions to other tales in the series, and cameos by characters introduced elsewhere but each story ca...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Gena Showalter, Kait Ballenger
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: HQN Books

I'm Not Cute! Baby Owl

“I’m Not Cute” by Jonathan Allen is the adorable (dare I say, cute) children’s book featuring an owlet who objects to being called cute...until he isn’t. The forest animals enjoy interacting with the not so “huge and scary hunting machine”...

4 Stars

DreamWorks' Dragons - Riders of Berk - Dragon Down

“DreamWorks Dragons, Riders of Berk: Dragon Down” by Simon Furman et al. is a very cute comic book featuring the characters from the animated movie, “How to Train Your Dragon”. It includes an introduction of the various characters and their...

4 Stars

Wyatt's War - Hearts & Heroes, #1

This entertaining erotic contemporary romance gives an inside look at the complications of hosting an international gathering and highlights the issues facing soldiers who have undergone the horrors of war. The sensual connection between tw...

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Target - Vicky Peterwald, #1

This is another fun addition to a very entertaining science fiction series that continues to explore the interaction between feuding humans who discover they have a common enemy in an inimical alien race. The deliberate obtuseness displayed...

4 Stars

Hidden Prey - Lawmen Book 1

I love romantic suspense stories and this one definitely appeals to my love of a mixture of excitement and love story. There is always a soft spot in my heart for those in the law enforcement field and yum, this series promises to hit all o...

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The River Leith

“The River Leith” is a poignant m/m erotic novella that follows the travails of a MMA fighter, Leith Wenz, who has no memory of the past three years. Even more shocking, he has forgotten his relationship with his partner Zach Stephens, who...

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Midnight Crossroad - Midnight, Texas, #1

This quirky and somewhat dark paranormal mystery is one of those stealth reads that starts very slowly and gradually builds momentum to its surprising conclusion. There are allusions to a couple of this author’s other series (‘Harper Connol...

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  • Author: Charlaine Harris
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Since I Saw You - Because You Are Mine #4

This deliciously erotic romance continues a intriguing series which spotlights a group of men who are initially connected only by their ties to a disturbing yet brilliant man but who gradually establish deep emotional ties to each other and...

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  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley

Mind Games - ParaNormal Detective, #3

This exciting addition to a fun new adult fantasy series continues to reveal more about the complicated Cassie Scot who has to juggle her duties to the town as a deputy and the obligations inherent in being a member of a very powerful magic...

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The Accidental Duchess - Fairbourne Quartet, #4

This engaging historical romance continues the saga of a group of unconventional women who are friends and the men who are important to them. The misconceptions perpetrated by secrecy and attempts at discretion compound the estrangement tha...

4 Stars
  • Author: Madeline Hunter
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Jove

Poison Promise - Elemental Assassin, #11

This addictive urban fantasy series continues to highlight what the very protective and skilled Gin does best, kick butt and never give up. There seems to be no end to the supply of nasty villains who make appearances in Gin’s life and, alt...

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Love Potions

A madcap paranormal romance novella, this story is filled with quirky characters and magical and mystical happenings. The action gets a bit frenetic and I am not quite thrilled with the high-handedness displayed by the family but I can’t de...

4 Stars

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