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The Collector

The beauty of Ms. Roberts’ works stems from her ability to provide a wealth of information about her charismatic characters and their multitude of pursuits even as a compelling story unfolds. Despite the fact that I am less than enamored wi...

5 Stars
  • Author: Nora Roberts
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Putnam

Healing Hark - Doms of Chicago, #8

This story is a nice mixture of sensuality and mystery as three men explore the dynamics of a BDSM relationship and the give and take involved in gifting someone with the trust necessary to assume a submissive or a dominant role. The past h...

4 Stars

Coaxing his Skittish Lynx - A Paranormal's Love, #7

This story provides an interesting twist on paranormal beings who form very unusual pairs. The complications of being a gargoyle who is immobile during half of each day is evidently offset by the sensual solutions available once a bondmate...

Stars
  • Author: Charlie Richards
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: eXtasy Books

Otherwise Engaged

This story combines an entertaining spy tale with a chilling murder mystery while showcasing some of the obstacles facing women during this era of history. The resourceful Amity is a coolheaded female who is quick on her feet and an adventu...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amanda Quick
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Putnam

Shadow Spell - Book Two of The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy

This enthralling series weaves a wondrous spell that evokes the beauty and mystery of Ireland while exploring the difficulties of loving and being loved. The mystic bond between the O’Dwyer siblings and those related by blood and affection...

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  • Author: Nora Roberts
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley

Twilight Hunter - The Execution Underground, #1

This erotic paranormal tale has a lot of interesting elements that give a slightly different slant on the concept of shapeshifting and Beserkers and involves a multiplicity of different entities but it doesn’t quite coalesce for me. There a...

Stars
  • Author: Kait Ballenger
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: HQN Books

The Place I Belong - A Whisper Horse Novel

This heartwarming story is an excellent addition to a wonderful series that explores the bond between animals and humans and the healing power of love. There are plenty of serious issues which are explored, including alcoholism and libel, b...

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SEAL My Destiny - SEAL Brotherhood, #6

This military romance novella is a touching glimpse of the struggles faced by anyone who has lost someone important to them compounded by dealing with the horrors of war. The story expertly weaves together familiar characters from the delic...

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  • Author: Sharon Hamilton
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Romantic Suspense, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: AL Publishing

Moro's Price

This mesmerizing novella is a fantastic combination of science fiction and sensuality which explores the dark seduction of pain and pleasure. The remarkable combination of fantastical beings and imaginative worlds and situations are blended...

5 Stars
  • Author: MC Hana
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: BDSM, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC

A Turn of Light - Night's Edge, #1

“A Turn of Light” by Julie Czerneda is a fabulous fantasy tale that is an unusual coming of age story that follows Jenn Nalynn as she approaches her pivotal nineteenth birthday. The very insulated population of the valley of Marrowdell has...

5 Stars

Deeper Than Need - A Secrets & Shadows Novel, #1

3.75 stars This romantic suspense novel forms the basis for an intense series that centers around a locale that is definitely not a template for a warm small town vibe. The harsh events that are woven into the town’s history, along with the...

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Sweet Revenge - Sin Brothers, #2

This action-packed thriller provides a sensational read that combines fantastical warriors, a poignant and intense bond formed between a group of intensely loyal brothers and an enigmatic woman who tries to achieve the unattainable, sway a...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Forever

Tooth & Claw - The Wild World of Big Predators

“Tooth & Claw: The Wild World of Big Predators” by Jim Arnosky is a slightly oversized and beautifully illustrated children’s book that does a nice job of introducing various predatory mammalian species, particularly the felids with a nod t...

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Parker's Passion - Tryst Island Series, #6

This stirring novella combines both the sensual heat that readers have come to expect from this enjoyable series and the emotional depth that this author does such a great job of conveying. Particularly enjoyable for me was the alternate vi...

5 Stars

A Study in Ashes - Book Three in The Baskerville Affair

This intricately woven tale continues to enthrall with its depiction of a remarkable society where progress in mechanical and chemical sciences intersect with manipulations using magic and arcane elements. The delightful utilization of key...

5 Stars
  • Author: Emma Jane Holloway
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, * SF: Steampunk
  • Publisher: Del Rey

Honor Reclaimed - Hornet, #2

This action-packed series continues, with tantalizing glimpses of the events that continue to hone all of these compelling warriors. The remarkable blend of political and military machinations continue to complicate the lives and careers of...

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The Prosecutor - Book 1

This enjoyable romantic suspense tale is a great look at the machinations involved in the legal world and also provides a heartbreaking perspective on the difficulty of proving one’s innocence. The author does a wonderful job of presenting...

4 Stars

Puddle Pug

“Puddle Pug” by Kim Norman is a cute children’s book illustrated by Keika Yamaguchi that celebrates the joy of puddles. Percy the pug leaps and frolics through all kinds of puddles but naturally the one he likes the best is already claimed...

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Need You Tonight - A Loving on the Edge Novel

This is another of this author’s remarkably striking sensual tales that starts with a bang (sorry, couldn’t resist) and continues to enthrall even as the searingly emotional events continue to be revealed. The combination of sometimes shock...

Stars
  • Author: Roni Loren
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Berkley

Labyrinth of Stars - A Hunter Kiss Novel, #5

This mesmerizing urban fantasy series continues to enthrall with its combination of intense action, horrific violence and searing loyalty and love. The twists that are the hallmark of these stories continue to be unveiled and the darkly hum...

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  • Author: Marjorie M. Liu
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Goodnight Songs - Illustrated by Twelve Award-Winning Picture Book Artists

The lovely children’s book, “Goodnight Songs” by the late Margaret Wise Brown is a beautifully illustrated book of lullabies by the beloved author which is accompanied by a CD of the cute poems as songs. Each poem is charmingly imagined in...

5 Stars

Sail to the Moon - Nightstar 5

This wonderfully descriptive contemporary erotic romance series follows a group of larger than life musicians as they each find love. It is fascinating to me that this author is able to provide such depth and texture in the all too short no...

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Kiss The Enemy - Slye Temp, #4

This rollercoaster read is a fun blend of danger and romance with a definitely kick-butt heroine who has her own agenda and past baggage to deal with that is not helped any by running into a guy who complicates her life immensely, just by h...

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Wolf in Gucci Loafers - Tales of the Harker Pack, #2

This delicious m/m erotic paranormal romance continues an intriguing series that focuses on the relatively rare gay wolf-shifters in a particular pack. Another very unusual couple of males have to find a way to become comfortable with one a...

4 Stars
  • Author: Tara Lain
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Take Over at Midnight - The Night Stalkers, #5

The exciting stories in this fantastic series are filled with vivid imagery and remarkable scenarios that remind the reader of the danger and stress that these warriors are subjected to and willingly face. This author creates an enthralling...

4 Stars

The Curse of the Brimstone Contract - The Steampunk Detectives, #1

This is a fun introduction to what promises to be a very entertaining steampunk series featuring atypical main characters. I greatly enjoyed the focus on different cultures as it contrasts with the challenge of dealing with a society that i...

Stars

Dangerously Bound - A Dangerous Romance

This contemporary erotic romance gives a fascinating look at rope bondage as part of a BDSM encounter. It is a bit difficult for me to understand the allure of a relationship that includes biting hard enough to leave bruises but there is de...

4 Stars
  • Author: Eden Bradley
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * SPICY: BDSM
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Guild - Guardians of Destiny #3

This entertaining story continues building on the fantastical world created by this imaginative author who excels in world-building. It is amazing that so many disparate societies coexist on this world, each with an impressively vivid set o...

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

A Study in Darkness - Book Two in The Baskerville Affair

This delightful steampunk tale blends the conventions of the beloved Sherlock Holmes series with an enthralling reimagining of a world where some people have magic and others monopolize the different forms of tangible power. The intriguing...

Stars
  • Author: Emma Jane Holloway
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, * SF: Steampunk
  • Publisher: Del Rey

Risky Game - An Out of Bounds Novel, #3

This delicious contemporary romance was a delightful surprise to read with its combination of heat and humor. There are intriguing twists provided by the health issues facing the sexy athlete who is understandably concerned about his career...

4 Stars
  • Author: Tracy Solheim
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Sports
  • Publisher: Berkley

Kane's Bounty - On the Hunt

This very sensual tale combines both a fascinating world where psychic powers are readily accepted and an exciting suspenseful story. The main characters are sexy and compelling and the author does an excellent job of creating vivid situati...

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Killer Frost - Mythos Academy, #6

This is a fitting end for the series which has showcased the author’s ability to weave a compelling story that mixes a variety of mythological pantheons. The various items of importance which have been sources of contention throughout the s...

Stars
  • Author: Jennifer Estep
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: K-Teen

If Wishes Were Earls - Rhymes With Love

This historical romance provides a combination of sensual romance, poignant conflicts and a bit of a mystery. The action was a bit uneven to me and I found some things contradictory, including the heroine's vacillation between bold aggressi...

Stars
  • Author: Elizabeth Boyle
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Avon Books

Hope Ignites - A Hope Novel, #2

This is a wonderful contemporary erotic romance that celebrates the importance of being true to oneself. These two characters communicate instantly with their bodies in a deliciously spicy manner but it takes much longer to work through the...

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

Rules of Entanglement - A Fighting for Love Novel, #2

This spicy contemporary romance tale combines a beautiful exotic locale, an exciting athlete with hidden depths and a successful woman who has coped with past pain by walling off her heart. There are plenty of very sensual encounters betwee...

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Feel the Rush - Hard Feelings #2

This story has its share of very spicy intimate encounters between two people who can’t quite decide what they want out of a relationship. I found myself a bit disturbed by the wishy-washy attitudes that both of the main characters display...

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  • Author: Kelsie Leverich
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: NAL

Far Gone

This thrilling tale is one that shouldn’t be started unless you have time to devote to reading the entire book because you will be reluctant to put it down. The action starts immediately and tension continues building even as one gets a gli...

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Divine Solace - Nature of Desire 8

The characters that this author creates are so complex and compelling that they are inevitably memorable. I was sharply reminded of this when Gen catches a glimpse of a couple from one of my favorite novels in this series...who were feature...

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Cowboy Heat - Western Romance for Women

“Cowboy Heat” is an anthology edited by the very busy Delilah Devlin which features short stories by 15 talented authors who have written sizzling stories featuring cowboys. There is a remarkable mixture of locations featured, including a p...

5 Stars
  • Author: Delilah Devlin
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Western
  • Publisher: Cleis Press

Ghost Seer - The Ghost Seer Series

This fun paranormal tale combines mystical elements with historical events which are examined in a contemporary setting. It is also a touching story of major upheavals in the lives of the two main characters and is filled with intriguing el...

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

Hollow World

It is always difficult to imagine what the future holds but this author has invented a wonderfully creative concept and explored the boundaries of what is considered desirable. The collision between idealism and pragmatism is highlighted by...

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Rising Assets - Maverick Montana, #3

One of the best aspects of reading about life in a close-knit community is the wonderful interactions between all of the inhabitants. Not only does one get glimpses of the other members of Colton’s family, which I presume are featured in ot...

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The Shadowed Throne - The Risen Sun, #2

This very inventive paranormal story depicts complicated human-griffin relations as it continues to provide an amazing combination of surprising developments in a harsh world. These griffins have a very definite idea of how they expect matt...

4 Stars

Cruisin' For A SEAL - SEAL Brotherhood #5

This romantic suspense story combines sensual interludes with exciting adventures of the highly trained SEALs who are always prepared for whatever challenges come their way. The sizzling encounters that the main characters engage in are nic...

Stars
  • Author: Sharon Hamilton
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Romantic Suspense, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: AL Publishing

Hired - Hot Ice, #1

This sizzling hot story provides an introduction to the Orlando Vipers and one of the sexy players who is essential to the team. The incandescent relationship that quickly develops between the two main characters is almost mind-boggling but...

4 Stars

The Legacy of Buchanan's Crossing

This story features an unconventional heroine who has an opinionated familiar and a very reluctant hero to convince. On the face of it, this is a typical fantasy story that starts off relatively slowly but the tale gathers momentum and char...

4 Stars

The Grove - Guardians of Destiny #2

This fascinating tale provides a remarkable glimpse of a fantastical world in which magic is prevalent. The thought-provoking dual occupancy of the Darkhanan Witch Priests which is reflected in their paired deities elicits an entertaining s...

Stars
  • Author: Jean Johnson
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Who's in the Tree? - and Other Lift-the-Flap Surprises

“Who’s in the Tree? and other lift-the-flap Surprises” is a cute children’s book by Craig Shuttlewood. Each page has a little rhyme and a flap up picture that exposes the animal who doesn’t quite belong in that particular environment. The w...

4 Stars

The Full Service Poodle - The Poodle Tales, #10

“The Full Service Poodle” by Toni Tuso Faber is Book Ten of ‘The Poodle Tales’ series and is beautifully illustrated by Benton Rudd. This children’s book is a cute celebration of poodles and their abilities but a bit confusing. Perhaps a de...

3 Stars

Morgan's Hunter - Book One In The Bodyguards Of L.A. County Series

This romantic suspense novel provides an exciting tale and introduces a security agency populated by intriguing warriors. The complicated emotional wounds that the hero of this story bears makes him a somewhat difficult person to sympathize...

4 Stars

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