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Dashing Through the Snow - A Christmas Novel

This cute seasonal contemporary romance does a great job of evoking the stress and rush of holiday travel while providing quite a few entertaining twists. The give and take between the two determined individuals who, at first glance, would...

4 Stars

Scotsman of My Dreams

Historical romances are always fascinating to me because they immerse me in a time and place that are so foreign to me yet enthrall me with the tale they tell. I love the combination of humor, passion, and beautiful romance that is found in...

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Running with Scissors

With a band name like “Running with Scissors” one is already warned that these folks like to live on the edge. The angst and drama that accompanies the forced highs and lows of living with creative folks who are driven to succeed and swing...

4 Stars

A Ghostly Murder - Ghostly Southern Mysteries, #4

This story is a fun cozy mystery with a hint of the paranormal and plenty of small-town charm. The somewhat macabre vocation of handling funerals is complicated when the ‘dearly departed’ won’t depart, and that provides an unusual twist to...

4 Stars

Beyond the Call of Duty - Wings of Gold, #2

This tension-filled military romantic suspense story is filled with excitement, realism, and plenty of larger-than-life characters. I love women who are warriors in their own right and Nicole is definitely a capable and deadly operative, an...

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  • Author: Tracy Tappan
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: B. Reed Publishing

Hidden - Five Fates Series, #1

This paranormal story is a fascinating twist on the concept of the Olympic gods and their relationships with various generations of offspring. It was startling to realize that this very sensual and intense relationship that is unfolding bet...

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the Aeronaut's Windlass - The Cinder Spires, #1

This exciting and mesmerizing fantasy epic introduces a beautifully rendered world that combines steampunk, incredible battles, skin-crawling threats, and imagination-stretching scenarios in one delightful Saturday matinee adventure of a re...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

Treasured Find - Royal Pride, #1

This fascinating paranormal romance is a delicious introduction to a world that has very special feline shapeshifters who are part of the elite section of their society. I love the novelty of these multispecies shifters, and the complex org...

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

Goal Line - The Dartmouth Cobras, #7

This contemporary erotic sports romance gives fascinating glimpses of the excitement and danger of the fast-moving game of hockey. There are a multiplicity of interconnections between the team, support staff, and owners that are touched upo...

4 Stars
  • Author: Bianca Sommerland
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Sports, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Bianca Sommerland

Edge of Danger - Deadly Ops Series, #4

I love stories that combine danger, deliciously spicy attraction, and characters who can use their brains and their brawn, and this one hits all of the right notes for me. My favorite heroines are those who have something to add to the rela...

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  • Author: Katie Reus
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Signet

An Ancient Peace - Peacekeeper, #1

For me, a great story is both entertaining and thought-provoking. If it is part of the science fiction genre, it provides fantastical scenarios that seem very plausible and realistic. This author definitely satisfies those requirements in s...

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The Holiday Spirit

This paranormal romance is the perfect ghost story for someone like me who is nervous about ghosts! Kerri is so matter-of-fact about her abilities and those she deals with are interesting rather than intimidating, so that I wasn’t afraid to...

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  • Author: Dani Harper
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Dani Harper

Heart Legacy - Celta, #13

This engaging fantasy romance continues a series that has provided multiple memorable characters, and even better, some of them have cameos in this story. The gradual flowering of Lori’s relationship with Draeg, the addition of beings to th...

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

Mind Magic - World of the Lupi Book 12

This is one of my very favorite paranormal romance series, both because of the characters and the remarkably creative events that are described in the stories. What amazes me is that there are so many unexpected twists that make one look at...

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

Best Gay Erotica 2015

This deliciously varied collection of sexy stories showcases the talents of authors adept in a multiplicity of genres ranging from fantasy to contemporary. The various vignettes of steamy encounters offer a very entertaining buffet of arous...

4 Stars
  • Author: Rob Rosen
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Erotica, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Cleis Press

Sleeping with the Enemy - An Out of Bounds Novel, #4

This contemporary sports romance is a wonderful combination of glimpses of the excitement surrounding a well-loved sport and the behind-the-scenes machinations, a sensual love story, and an angst-filled mystery that is explored. There are v...

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

Reap the Wind - A Cassie Palmer Novel, #7

This exciting paranormal story is an incredible roller-coaster ride across time and space while one tries to keep up with the action and refrain from receiving odd looks due to the tendency to burst into laughter as one improbable scenario...

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  • Author: Karen Chance
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Signet

Tower of Thorns - A Blackthorn & Grim Novel, #2

This mesmerizing variation of a popular fairy tale provides an exquisite combination of fantasy and mystery, and continues to explore two deeply scarred individuals who epitomize a struggle between positive and negative motivations. The art...

5 Stars

Love on the Web

This story tells of one man’s journey of self-discovery and the evolution of his sense of self-worth. The conflict between expectations at work, the struggle to keep personal affairs from bleeding over into work obligations, and the challen...

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  • Author: Neil Plakcy
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC

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

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