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Snowbound at Christmas - Christmas, Colorado, #5

This fun contemporary romance gives a backstage look at the exciting world of make-believe even as it provides an entertaining twist on the identical twin theme. There are layers on layers of role-playing, with an almost farcial degree of f...

4 Stars
  • Author: Debbie Mason
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Forever

Shadows Strike - Immortal Guardians, #6

The Immortal Guardians are a fascinating collection of individuals who people this exciting paranormal series. Each has remarkable gifts and a different paradigm that is related to the eras he has survived yet all share the common goal of p...

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

Obsession Falls - The Virtue Falls Series, #2

This very twisty tale is full of tension, unexpected occurrences, and stark imagery. The heroine is a contradictory bundle of determination, ruthless courage, and self-effacement and the hero is…an odd bundle of characteristics—brilliant, o...

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Closer to the Heart - Herald Spy, #2 / Valdemar

This delightful fantasy series has many wonderful elements familiar to those of us who have been longtime fans, and this story showcases several of them, including the stalwart and impressive Companions who continue to provide transportatio...

4 Stars

Nowhere to Hide - DELOS #1

This book is a combination of intense suspense thriller and angsty contemporary romance, in a somewhat awkward mixture. There is a traumatic combination of events that evoke instant sympathy for the travails that the heroine has experienced...

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Make It Messy - My Perfectly Imperfect Life

This inspirational and fascinating non-fiction book provides a look at the obstacles that this talented chef had to overcome and depicts a far more productive response to negativity than the acts that seem to permeate the headlines today. T...

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Tall, Dark and Immortal - The Entity, #4

One of the things I love most in the stories by this prolific author was her ability to add an element of whimsical humor to her stories that balances the intense relationships that develop between her characters and usually keep the sexy a...

4 Stars

Lawless In Leather - New York Saints

It takes talent to make a tale about a sport that I am less than enamored with interesting, but this author had no trouble presenting an intriguing story. The glimpses of some of the behind-the-scenes drama, the stresses that impact on the...

4 Stars

Energized - Tidewater Series, #3

This suspense story combines an eerie murder mystery with remarkable psychic phenomena and rounds it off with family drama and characters who are dealing with their own sets of past trauma and emotional wounds. Despite the fact that it is p...

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

All I Want - An Animal Magnetism Novel, #7

I love contemporary romances that combine humor, passion, and a bit of danger, and this story fits the bill delightfully. This is the kind of book that you are likely to be embarrassed to read in public because of your tendency to burst int...

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

Moondance Beach - A Bayberry Island Novel, #3

This contemporary romance story is beautifully evocative, with lovely imagery and gives one a sense of a close-knit family that is touched by an otherworldly mystique. The painful reality that is presented, including Duncan’s survivor’s gui...

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  • Author: Susan Donovan
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Signet

Perfect Touch

This exciting contemporary tale has beautiful imagery, an intimate look at some of the challenges of cattle ranching, a compelling and sensual romance, and chilling and stark interludes of violence. I love the glimpses of the very capable r...

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Sea Glass Sunrise - The Brides Of Blueberry Cove, #1

This delightful contemporary romance is set in a small town in Maine and evokes the beauty and camaraderie that is so attractive about a community where generations of families have grown up together. This author has a wonderful talent for...

5 Stars

Choosing Riley - Sarafin Warriors, #1

This delightful science fiction paranormal romance is a very entertaining introduction to a new series. The combination of futuristic concepts with the very pragmatic heroine is a wonderful combination, especially since she is so adept at c...

4 Stars

Murder on Bamboo Lane - An Officer Ellie Rush Mystery, #1

This mystery story almost has a cozy mystery feel to me, even though it is set in a large city that has a wealth of characters and locations. The focus on a circumscribed area, quirky characters, and the lack of graphic details with respect...

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  • Author: Naomi Hirahara
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, Diverse Books, * Susp: Cozy Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Down the Rabbit Hole

I always love to see that there is a new addition to the exciting series of stories featuring Eve Dallas. J.D. Robb fed my addiction with a compact story that manages to work in all of the futuristic and romantic elements that I enjoy so mu...

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  • Authors: J.D. Robb, Elaine Fox, Mary Blayney, Mary Kay McComas, R.C. Ryan
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Jove

Frisk Me - New York's Finest

Who can help being intrigued by a contemporary romance featuring a hunk in uniform? Certainly not me, and this story did a great job of feeding my addiction. Not only is the main character one of a family of policemen, but he is also a humb...

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  • Author: Lauren Layne
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Forever

Grave on Grand Avenue - An Officer Ellie Rush Mystery, #2

This mystery series combines a vivid portrait of the city of Los Angeles with a different perspective of a branch of the police force that provides a unique service to its residents. This, combined with the emphasis on the Asian culture tha...

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  • Author: Naomi Hirahara
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Berkley

Clay's Quest - Hawk Point Romances, #3

This sweet story is a quick read that explores the heartbreak of infertility and its effect on a relationship. Clay’s ingenious solution is both self-serving and practical and provides delightfully spicy interludes. I wasn’t thrilled about...

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  • Author: Christi Williams
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Western, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: C. A. Williams

Perilous Promises - Hawk Point Romances, #2

This intriguing contemporary romance gives a glimpse of some of the issues regarding mining and its impact on both the environment and the local economy. The counterpoint of the difficult emotional impact of dealing with a potentially fatal...

4 Stars

Take A Chance On Love - Hawk Point Romances, #1

This contemporary romance has some interesting insights on a service that has pretty far-reaching implications and was thought-provoking. The trials and tribulations of a small business owner added to the pressures of single-parenting make...

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  • Author: Christi Williams
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Western, Debut Title
  • Publisher: C. A. Williams

Shadow Fall - Tracers, #9

This exciting romantic suspense story is one of those that captures the attention immediately and ratchets up the tension to keep one enthralled throughout the entire journey. The characters are revealed with the author’s usual dexterity, w...

5 Stars

Fat Cat Spreads Out - A Fat Cat Mystery, #2

This cute cozy mystery combines yummy treats and entertaining animals with a murder investigation and the excitement around a fair. Quincy is quite a determined cat, although he does need his freedom to help with the investigation, lol. The...

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  • Author: Janet Cantrell
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Primal Force - A K-9 Rescue Novel, #3

This exciting romantic suspense story has a wonderful blend of characters that show unexpected depths. The intensity of Law’s personality and his lack of a filter provides both a touching story and unexpected spots of humor. The gradual exp...

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Mist Revealed - Elemental Desires, #1

This erotic paranormal novella provides an interesting twist on Norse mythology as it intersects with current environmental issues such as climate change. The searing connection that forms between the main characters provides quite a few in...

4 Stars
  • Author: Nancy Corrigan
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Nancy Corrigan

The Family We Make - Finding Family, #2

This compelling m/m romance provides a multi-layered story that explores the idea of acceptance, dealing with the repercussions of decisions, and the various faces of love. There are harsh lessons about the dangers of unprotected sex interm...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kaje Harper
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Kaje Harper

Second Act

This contemporary erotic m/m romance provides an intriguing view of the challenges facing those in the movie industry, even as it chronicles the sizzling relationship that develops between a pair of men with vastly different backgrounds. Br...

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  • Author: Kaje Harper
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Kaje Harper

Protector for Hire - Front and Center, #4

This wonderfully entertaining contemporary romantic suspense is an excellent combination of tension, romance, and humor. There are exciting and hair-raising exploits, giggle-inspiring observations, and sensual love scenes, all of which comb...

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Bitter Bite

This intriguing and erotic paranormal romance has deliciously compelling characters who struggle against the sizzling attraction that forms the basis for a ménage a trois. The danger that accompanies the attentions of the vampire Alaric add...

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The Forsaken - FBI Psychics, Collection 1

I am a big fan of stories involving psychic phenomena, and this author definitely feeds my addiction. The astonishingly potent talents wielded by her psychic characters are more than offset by the searingly intense traumas that they undergo...

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Friend or Foe - The Gollywhopper Games

I think that a good children’s book is one that tells an engaging story while encouraging creativity and mental exercise and this book definitely does both. It was entertaining to solve puzzles right along with Zane, and a relief that one c...

5 Stars

Colton Cowboy Protector - The Coltons of Oklahoma, #1

This exciting and sensual romantic suspense tale is a great start to a new series featuring the Oklahoma branch of the Colton family. I am not familiar with the books that are written by multiple authors about other members of this extended...

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Only a Kiss - A Survivors' Club Novel, #6

What a fantastic addition to a remarkable historical romance series! The emotional stories told about the other ‘members’ of the club thus far should have prepared me for the story I have been curious about for so long, despite being mesmer...

5 Stars
  • Author: Mary Balogh
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Signet

Knight of Ocean Avenue - A Love in Laguna Novel

I was delighted to learn that Tara Lain was starting a new contemporary m/m romance series because I adore the way she presents the conflicts that her characters face. The sadly prevalent issues facing those who chose to love someone of the...

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Beyond the Cut - The Sinner's Tribe Motorcycle Club, #2

Motorcycle club (MC) romances are set in a world that is very different from those in many of the other romance subgenres, and require an understanding of the culture and organization of the clubs. This author does an excellent job of provi...

4 Stars

Midnight Thunder - Thunder Mountain Brotherhood

It’s always fun to find a romance that is filled with hunky guys, a heartwarming story, and enough loose threads that there will be more tales to follow. This Harlequin Blaze book meets all three criteria, plus it has a couple of four-foote...

4 Stars

The Art of Sinning - The Sinful Suitors, #1

It’s always exciting to discover a new series by this delightful author, and it’s even more fun when some of the characters are connected to other books, because it’s like catching up with old friends. The interconnections between the vario...

4 Stars

Sharp Shootin' Cowboy - Hot Cowboy Nights, #3

This delicious contemporary romance gives a glimpse of both sides of a conservation issue that impacts both wildlife and those trying to make a living by breeding livestock. The journey that each of the main characters take through life is...

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A Touch of Darkness - The Key, #1

This paranormal story provides an imaginative twist on the concept of angels and demons, complete with the requisite conflicts between duty and love, as well as the issues of loyalty and betrayal. Although I sympathize with the challenges t...

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  • Authors: Yelena Casale, Tina Moss
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: City Owl Press

Take This Man - Gay Romance Stories

“Take This Man” is an anthology of sixteen short m/m stories, edited by Neil Plakcy, all celebrating the joy to be found in a committed relationship. Whether it is the challenge of discovering whether feelings are reciprocated, such as is d...

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

Sole Support

This compelling romance story conveys a heartwarming flowering of a connection between two lonely men who are thrown for a loop when circumstances beyond their control force an abrupt halt to their relationship. What fascinates me about thi...

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Viper's Defiant Mate - Sarafin Warriors, #2

This highly entertaining science fiction/paranormal romance combines humor, imagination and contemporary situations in a wonderful mélange. The contrast between highly advanced beings who have wondrous inventions, remarkable shifting abilit...

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The Earl Claims a Bride - The Heirs' Club, #2

This historical romance details a set of unexpected circumstances that give a different perspective on life during this period. The contrast between the constraints that circumscribe Angelina’s life and the alternatives available to her for...

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Home to Cedarwood

This m/m erotic romance addresses some painful issues that remind us how much progress still needs to be made in our society. The hot and cold relationship between Jordan and Colin is a little too inconsistent for my tastes and it seems dif...

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  • Author: Megan Slayer
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC

Wicked Embers - A Souls of Fire Novel, #2

This paranormal story blends a variety of mythological paradigms, scientific postulations, and an intriguing combination of beings. The concept of vampires versus elemental fae and a virus that changes the inherent nature of beings added to...

4 Stars
  • Author: Keri Arthur
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Signet

Spider's Trap - Elemental Assassin, #13

This wonderful urban fantasy continues to mesmerize and entertain with its wonderfully capable kickass heroine and her fascinating coterie of friends and allies. The author’s inventive expansion of the powers available to newly encountered...

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Ghost in the Flames - Fire and Rain, #5

This m/m contemporary erotic romance continues to give tangential glimpses of those who serve by working as firemen or policemen. The history that the two main characters share is troubling and obviously has left its mark on each man, despi...

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Hot Point - Firehawks, #3

This exciting contemporary romantic suspense story is a great addition to the series. There is a nice build-up of both the romance and the danger as the story progresses, and one gets an enlightening picture of the challenges faced by those...

4 Stars

Siren's Call - A Rainshadow Novel, #12

This exciting addition to one of my favorite paranormal series grabs your attention and doesn’t let go as it takes you on a thrill ride that ratchets up with each increasingly fantastical occurrence and ends with a wonderful sense of coming...

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

Power Play - Risky Business, #1

This exciting story has two delicious alpha males, a distressingly naïve heroine and some viciously ruthless villains. One should be forewarned that this is definitely a tale that is part of a series and features a happy? for now ending tha...

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  • Author: Tiffany Snow
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Forever

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