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Made to Bend...Not Break

I felt bad for Macy. One moment her life is smooth and everything is going well and then BAM, things go to crap in a handbasket. I don't know what I'd do if my husband left me for a younger woman, I'd probably fall into a pit of despair and...

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Arizona Gold

Patricia Hagan is a name I know well. I wasn't aware she had written under the name Maggie James. What I did see was that this was a retro romance read and I love these. Originally published in 2000, this Western Historical brought back mem...

4 Stars

Prelude to a Seduction

Author Lotchie Burton grabbed my attention from the beginning of this tale and kept me interested in it until the end. I did not want to put the book down until I finished the story because it’s wonderful. Who can resist a man who portrayed...

5 Stars
  • Author: Lotchie Burton
  • Review by: Arianne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books, * Romance: BBW/Rubenesque
  • Publisher: Crimson Romance

Midnight Kiss - Moonlight Romance, #3

This is a charming romance although too much modernity kept intruding into the plot. April was surprised that Matthew didn't immediately take care of his children following his wife's death. She also assumes that Matthew's brother Boyd woul...

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Pastor Needs a Boo

The Pastor Needs a Boo is a humorous, easy read that mirrors many churches in the communities of metro areas. Michelle Andrea Bowen does a fine job of bringing real life situations to readers in a humorous way while incorporating the church...

4 Stars

Loved by a Roughneck

I really wanted to love Loved by a Roughneck, but found that there are just too many missed opportunities in the short story to make it truly enjoyable. I loved the premise of the story at first, but as I kept reading my interest level drop...

3 Stars

Beyond the Velvet Rope - Club Babylon, #1

Thandie Shaw takes a temporary gig down in Miami to promote club Babylon. Club owner Elliot is convinced to hire Thandie although he has a policy to never hire women. Before long, sparks fly and they find themselves entangled in some kind o...

3 Stars

Hold Me in Contempt

Kimberly Kind is a lawyer with her own problems to work out. When she meets King at the bar she engages him in conversation but doesn't let it go too much deeper. Kimberly does not plan on seeing the man again because she does not date outs...

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Scorin' on the Fourth of July - A Red Hot and BOOM! story

Never have a fallen in love with a character as fast as I fell for Mikael. He’s everything you could possibly want…….sweet, well mannered, great athlete and supportive. I absolutely loved his sensitivity. Okay, back to the book. This is a s...

5 Stars

Until I Saw Your Smile

This was one of the best books I have read in a while. I was eager to get to the final pages and sad when I closed the book. I’ve read a lot of J.J. Murray’s books and this is by far one of my favorites. I was engaged from the very beginnin...

5 Stars

A Man's Promise - The Grangers

The writing and grammar were done very well in A Man's Promise. The problem for me was that there was too much going on. In the 400 pages there were so many characters to focus on. The synopsis leads you to believe that the story is about C...

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  • Author: Brenda Jackson
  • Review by: Beth Hardy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: MIRA

Deadly Bloodlines - Deadly Series #1

I love to watch the ID channel and shows like "Snapped" and "The Next 48", so when I read the publisher’s summary I actually squealed and quickly requested the title for review. And, for the most part, I enjoyed the book a lot. I wish that...

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Captivated - Bruised Series, #2

Captivated is a disorganized collection of over the top plot points weakly strung together with little to no character development and bad dialogue. This story had so much potential to be a good romantic thriller if the author had just take...

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What the Heart Wants

Samantha Collins father is slowly losing his health. Before he dies he wants to see his daughter married and had his heart set on a certain gentleman. The problem is they will have to travel along with a wagon train for Samantha to meet the...

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Ella's Cougar - Chestnut Rock Shifters, #7

Ella Cardwell met Cole when she was six years old. Her parents had brought her to the resort in Chestnut Rock and she wandered away, following a beautiful blue butterfly into the woods, and became lost. Scared and crying, she was huddling n...

5 Stars

The Tycoon's Socialite Bride

Marcus Pearson has wanted to buy the Holcombe Hotel for a very long time. However, with his breeding, he has no chance of getting close to sealing the deal. Among old money and blue bloods his millions mean very little. Pamela Harrington is...

4 Stars

Taken By Storm

The title and description of the storyline intrigued me, but unfortunately I was disappointed. I found Storm to be borderline abusive. While he didn’t physically hurt Syleena, his habit of talking down to her, hauling her ar...

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  • Author: Marie Rochelle
  • Review by: Chris
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books, Western
  • Publisher: Phaze Books

Bryan's Betrayal - Shrew & Company, #3

This is book 3 in the Shrew & Co. series. Tamara Ursu is sent out in search for a rogue Were-bear at the request of the bear’s sister. This is supposed to be a simple missing persons case but when Bryan and Tamara meet, things get complicat...

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Bruised - Bruised Series Book #1

Ernest Juarez has been gruesomely murdered. His best friend Jack is the one who finds his body. Lisa and Dee are the lead detectives on the case. When Lisa arrives she is surprised to find that the Jack is in a wheelchair and is also ridicu...

4 Stars

What a Rancher Wants - Texas Cattleman's Club: The Rule Breakers #8

"What a Rancher Wants" is a great read by Sarah M. Anderson! This Harlequin Desire novel, part of 'The Texas Cattleman’s Club: The Missing Mogul' mini-series, is exciting, sweet, and passionate. Gabriela and Chance have great chemistry from...

4 Stars

Union - Felig Chronicles

Nate Lowe wants to get married but girlfriend Tina Cain just isn’t feeling it. They have a good relationship and love each other but she’s sure she isn’t cut out of wife material and she is definitely dragging her feet. Between fighting ali...

4 Stars

The Emperor's Treaty - The Calaeron Duology, #1

Can intolerance and years of animosity be put aside to find peace between two lands? In this tale we cheer for the dragons and the elf people to come together despite their many differences. Their people have been to war many times and now...

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Jezebel

Oops! There goes the sizzling hot outfit I wore into this scene but cannot find…but it feels delicious. That is probably a sin right? Welcome to the many worlds of Celeste Newsome the main character in this historical, multicultural novel....

4 Stars

Exhale

What I loved about this book is the depth to the story and the characterization. This is not a 'cougar' story with an older woman chasing a younger man. This is about two people who allow a fifteen year age difference to keep them apart unt...

5 Stars

Stealth Honeybun - Honeybun Cousins: Book 3

Once again Sam Cheever presents her readers with a fascinating hero completely worthy of worship. I am a huge fan of the Honeybun clan and just when I think no one can win me over more than the last leading man along comes a new one. Peyton...

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Freedom's Embrace

I recommend this historical multicultural romance to any reader. I liked the hero and heroine and the general flow of the story. Both Naomi and Jonathan were very passionate and strong characters. Their connection happened quick and strong....

4 Stars

Claiming Julia

"Claiming Julia" was such an amazing love story. And I've always loved dragon shifters. So this book was the best of both worlds for me. Knowing now how much I love dragon shifters I can say that the lore of the dragons in this book was ver...

4 Stars
  • Author: Charisma Knight
  • Review by: Orangepeacock
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Diverse Books, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Amira Press

Honeybun Sheik - Honeybun Cousins: Book 2

Abdel is no typical Middle Eastern Prince, with traditional restrictive views about women. He's the complete opposite which has put him in danger with the rest of the Saudi Royals by his choosing to support women's rights and help his cousi...

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Making the First Move

Let me be one of the first to say Making the First Move by Reese Ryan is an engrossing fast read of first love, growth, reluctance, release and resilience. The characters developed by Ms. Ryan are so realistic that you see family and friend...

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Game, Set, Match

For tennis star Jason Cartwright, life has been one big party: women, clubs, tournament wins… and more women. That is until near career ending injury left him side lined and suddenly more aware of the lack of any real substance to his life...

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Destiny's Surrender

The queen of black historical romance strikes again! Wilhemina ‘Billie’ is a soiled dove working in a brothel. One of her clients, Andrew Yates has become her sole patron and when her contraception fails and she finds herself pregnant, the...

5 Stars
  • Author: Beverly Jenkins
  • Review by: CYD
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Avon Books

Honeybun in a Loin Cloth - Honeybun Hunks: Book 5

One of the Honeybun's has landed in a murderer's crosshairs. Godric Honeybun is participating in a historical reenactment when he sees Chandini "Dini" Moonglow undressing as she gets ready to bathe in a creek. Enchanted by her dark skin and...

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Spells Gone Wild

Kezia Smythe recently moved to Jaded Falls and purchased an old farmhouse with the plans to open a bed and breakfast, much to the displeasure of many of the other town residents. Dominic Dineen fell in love with Kezia from the moment he had...

4 Stars

All I Ever Wanted - Grayson Friends Series, Book 8

In “All I Ever Wanted” Ms. Ray captures a whale of a tale with complex issues and combines those issues with a romance story. This novel is full of graphic drama making the situations more realistic. The plot is intense especially when it c...

4 Stars

After the Dawn - A Family Affair Novel

This novel is an extremely readable story involving a broken family that will keep readers busy for a long summer afternoon read. After the Dawn: A Family Affair Novel is a story filled with family secrets, family scandals, deceptions, and...

4 Stars

Marine Ever After - Always a Marine, #14

Marine Ever After ties together two themes that aren’t normally meshed so well, a one night stand and a long distance relationship. After all how sexy can a phone call be? Well, with the right Marine, it can not only be sexy but totally swe...

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Once Upon a Second Chance - 1 Night Stand Series

I love the 1 Night Stand Series, and these authors never cease to amaze me with new ideas and plots. They are short, sexy reads that all center on the 1 Night Stand dating service that Madame Eve owns. Madame Eve is very intuitive about cou...

5 Stars

Shadows & Dust - The Dragon Queen Series

Yvonne does a great makeup of a kick-butt huntress. She has sass, class, and knows how to torture a vamp or two. I sincerely enjoyed most of the fun banter and antics of the crazy characters. The book was fast paced and kept me wanting to k...

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  • Author: Yvonne Nicolas
  • Review by: Beth Hardy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Diverse Books, Horror, * Under 45k Words, * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Yvonne Nicolas

On Angel's Wings

Though this is a charming idea for a novella, this book lacked depth in the characterization. There wasn’t enough to Alexa and Angelo as characters for me as a reader to feel emotionally invested in their romance or to make Alexa’s swift ab...

3 Stars
  • Author: Nikki Prince
  • Review by: CYD
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Diverse Books, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing

For Toron's Pride

Sienna was bitten in the throes of passion by Davon her boyfriend at the time. One night was all it took to make her a lion shifter and change her life. She now finds herself in Vermont with Davon who is now her ex and a house full of shift...

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  • Author: Tressie Lockwood
  • Review by: StaceyPerry
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Diverse Books, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Amira Press

Mated to the Devil

Eve Langlais once again transports her readers to a wonderful world where werewolves are real and romance reigns. Mina is not quite as feisty as previous heroines but she has just enough sass to keep her extremely entertaining and to snare...

4 Stars

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - The Challenge Series / Always a Marine – Book Ten

This novella is all about love, and not just between a man and a woman. It’s the love of family, both your personal family and your military family. It’s the love of a parent for their child. And, it’s the love the slowly grows. This story...

5 Stars

Hot Winter Kiss - Irish Kisses – Book Four / 1 Night Stand Series

1 Night Stands are quickies that are stand alone stories. However, there are a few that are roughly related. Hot Winter Kiss is one of these and it absolutely perfect in bringing an interesting secondary character to the forefront. But, thi...

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Denying Bjorn

Charisma Knight has penned a beautiful, sensual love story with characters that are charismatic, intelligent, and multi-talented. You also get plenty of suspense and unexpected twists and turns as the characters maneuver through pain and fa...

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  • Author: Charisma Knight
  • Review by: Bookshifter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Diverse Books, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Amira Press

Music For Her Soul

Music For Her Soul by Vallery Vance was a very realistic love story and that is what I personally loved the most about it. Relationships are not easy but when kids are involved there is definitely more work. Here we have two main characters...

4 Stars
  • Author: Vallory Vance
  • Review by: MzLofton
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books, Romantic Elements, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Amira Press

Rafael - The Santiago Brothers Book One

I highly recommend this novel Christian romance. It was fast paced and well written. There was both romance and mystery to keep any reader interested. The characters were engaging. The only thing I would have liked…is to have seen a little...

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You Can't Plan Love

You Can’t Plan Love by Synithia Williams is, for the most part, a delightsome and entertaining read that any romance lover will enjoy. The author does a wonderful balance of writing an interesting love triangle with elements of suspense. Ke...

4 Stars

My Nora

This story shows small town living at its best and at its worse. Simple things like needing permission to hunt on a neighbor’s land and getting Internet service take on a whole new view when you’re the new person in town. And, if you want p...

4 Stars
  • Author: Holley Trent
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Crimson Romance

A Dangerous Kiss - Grayson Friends, #7

I know a good book when I see one, or should I say read one. Let me tell you Francis Ray's "A Dangerous Kiss" was a great book. Summer and Sin are both people who believe that "Happily ever after" or "Forever" isn't for them. I really enjoy...

4 Stars

No Regrets

This well written novella has an identical plot and execution to that of another novella. Because the other author crafted the element of 'did she? will they?' so well, this book suffered for me as a result. What soldier at home on leave go...

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