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The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine

Sweet and romantic, with a little heat here and there, this was a great collection of three stories to put you in the mood for the Halloween season. The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine features 3 stories, each by a different author. Each story...

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  • Authors: Kate Angell, Jennifer Dawson, Sharla Lovelace
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

A Story to Kill - A Cat Latimer Mystery, #1

“A Story to Kill” was a very fun book for me to read. The idea of remodeling a house always brings a lot of weapons to a murder scene. Especially When Cat got the house from her ex-husband. Who knows how shady he was. Add in the writer visi...

5 Stars

Texas Tall - The Tylers of Texas, #3

TEXAS TALL starts out with the misfortune of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The events of that night quickly escalate into a life and death drama with all the pizazz of a Janet Dailey story. Those who have been following the Ty...

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The Form of Things Unknown

I finished “The Form of Things Unknown” the other day and I am still not sure what to say about this book. I don't do many books about mental illness and well this one I really liked. The setting, story, characters, etc. were all well done...

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Dirty For Me - Motor City Royals, #1

This first book in the “Motor City Royal’s” series is a real page turner. It is an amazingly written book. Zee (Ezekiel Chase) is trying to stay hidden from his father. He likes his life the way it is. He doesn’t want to be close to any wom...

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Sweet Breath of Memory

I must say that “Sweet Breath of Memory” is an excellent read. When I finished I was actually thinking about how the book really kept my attention. Not once did I want to put it down. The author wrote so well that it seemed to draw me into...

5 Stars

Sticks and Stones - An Alvin, Alabama Novel, #4

This book comes out at around a 3.5 star read for me. It was rather lengthy, a little too descriptive and I wanted more from Leah. She wasn't the strong female I wanted to see. I haven't read any of the other books in this series, so maybe...

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The Undoing - Call Of Crows, #2

I always experience a “fan girl” moment when I see Shelly Laurenston has a new book out. I fear that day I pick up the book and it’s not all I dreamed it could be. Thankfully, that has not happened and given that Laurenston just keeps getti...

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The Pages of the Mind - The Uncharted Realms, #1

I thought “The Pages of the Mind” was just a new book to a new series. After the horrible time I had with the 12 kingdoms I wanted to give this author another chance. But I found out that although this is a new series it’s a spin-off of you...

4 Stars

30 Nights - The 30 Series, #2

This is the second book in these incredibly sexy series that revolves around a pack of index cards. On those cards are instructions for 30 days of different sexual encounters. The index cards are basically the only thing that ties the books...

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Tumbledown Manor

I absolutely loved this book. It’s a little creepy in a fun way at first when the windows rattle, the roof leaks, strange critters come around but it was a joy to read. Lisa Trumperton has just gone through a very tragic thing in her life....

5 Stars

Promised to the Crown - Daughters of New France, #1

Aimie K. Runyan has written a wonderful debut novel about the early settlers in Quebec, Canada. “Promised to the Crown” tells the story of three young ladies who have been selected, due to different circumstances, to travel to Canada to be...

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Welcome Back - A Smoky Mountain Novel, #9

This is a lovely love story about having a second chance at love. It starts out slowly but builds page by page. The author gives such details to the characters and the scenery. We have Lydia and John, separated but not divorced for ten year...

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The Undoing - Call Of Crows, #2

This book had me laughing the whole way through. The Crows are just awesome and so kick-ass, but they are also a family who watches each other's back and loves to pick at each other. Since reading "The Unleashing" I have wanted to know more...

5 Stars

The Witch's Market

The Witch’s Market by Mingmei Yip includes witches with lots of spells that are ready to cast. I wished this book had been a little more in step with reality. I normally love books on witches and witchcraft, but I just couldn't relate to th...

3 Stars

The Bollywood Bride

Sonali Dev’s The Bollywood Bride is a beautiful story. I love the story very much and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it from beginning to end. I’m such a sucker for love stories so Ria and Vikram’s story hooked me. Their relationship is very...

5 Stars

Hearth Song - Home In The Hills, #1

This lovely book will make your heart warm. It's just a wonderful story. We have Vura Lambert as a strong woman and is torn between her husband and Tonk Redhawk. Since her husband, Dane left for the mining fields in North Dakota, Vura hasn'...

4 Stars

Thicker Than Water

In Thicker Than Water inner monologue and mystery are the two main themes of this book. Both are done very well. I didn’t see the ending coming and the resolution to the master blew me away! Normally I realize what’s going on far before we...

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I Heard a Rumor

I did enjoy reading this book. But I felt it could have been a little better. Chante is finally getting her life back together after a broken engagement. While on vacation she meets a man that could possibly change her view on love. But wil...

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The Amish Christmas Sleigh

The first story in this anthology is by Kelly Long. It's about family and love and being able to forgive someone their past and start a new life. In this case it revolves around family and a younger sibling. It's not easy, especially when y...

5 Stars

Flipped For Murder - Country Store Mysteries, #1

Robbie Jordan is a very sweet and bright young woman, who is in need of a change after her divorce. So, she decides to leave California and move to South Lick, Indiana. There with the help of her Aunt Adele, she buys and fixes up a rundown...

5 Stars

Bittersweet Creek

Bittersweet Creek is a beautiful second chance at love romance. It was a lovely story that drew me in right away and then followed through on its promise. Julian McElroy and Romy Satterfield were the most unlikely sweethearts amidst a famil...

4 Stars

Deeper In Sin - The Wicked Dukes, #2

Sharon Page has created an unique Erotic Historical Romance in her “Wicked Dukes” series that stars two people who have been scarred by life: Sophia, our heroine, and Fitzwilliam Montclief, the Duke of Caradon—AKA as Cary to his friends. Th...

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Body Shots - Masters Of Pleasure, #1

Crystal is starting her new life with her best friend. She is getting over an abusive marriage. She decides that she needs a night to go party with her best friend. When she goes to the club she doesn’t realize that the two men she meets wi...

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Threads of Evidence - A Mainely Needlepoint Mystery, #2

Threads of Evidence is the second offering in the “Mainely Needlepoint” mystery series by Lea Wait. Angie Curtis is back with the Mainely Needlepointers, and this time out they’re speculating about a crumbling Victorian mansion known as “Au...

4 Stars

Break Your Heart

I found Break Your Heart to be a sweet New Adult read dealing with an African American heroine and a Asian American hero. The story line was right on point all the way from the beginning of the read to the end. This is the story of Megan [s...

4 Stars

Sex Becomes Her

I found "Sex Becomes Her" by Regina Cole a very intriguing erotic story, giving the reader a little bit of it all from Eliza finding true love, forgetting about what had happened in the past with that horrible relationship, and in the end f...

4 Stars

30 Days

OMG Whoever thought a story about death would evolve into something so alive! Reading how Alyssa deals with her grief and moving on was incredible. She doesn’t just forget her late husband, Rob. She mentions him without thought. What a terr...

5 Stars

The Talon of the Hawk - The Twelve Kingdoms, #3

So with the issues I had with book one I wasn't going to ever finish this series. But I kept seeing it EVERYWHERE and the only real issue I had with it was that the first 190 pages felt all teen then boom you get all this sex. So after deal...

4 Stars

The Griffin's Secret

I’m not particularly a lover of fantasy / paranormal reads, but I must say I loved this one! I liked how the author, Cate Masters, was able to present this well written story to the reader. The Griffin’s Secret is a re-telling of Grimm's cl...

5 Stars

Farmed and Dangerous - Local Foods Mystery, #3

In the third “Local Foods Mystery” Cam Flaherty is finding the New Year just as hectic as the old one. Her sometimes rocky relationship with Chef Jake Ericsson is in a deep freeze, she’s struggling to provide the promised amount of food to...

4 Stars

The Happy Hour Choir

Beulah Land (yes, that’s her name) plays jazzed-up hymns along with other music in a bar. Across the street is a Methodist church with a new preacher. Luke, the preacher, doesn’t like for classic hymns to be played in anything other than a...

4 Stars

Decorum

DECORUM is set in the late 19th century New York City society. In that era there was privilege and all the glam and the charming etiquette that went with it. In the 1890's Old New York was the time of the golden society circles and the auth...

3 Stars

Slayed on the Slopes - A Pacific Northwest Mystery

Slayed on the Slopes was a very visual book for me. I could see the frozen blood. I could see the slopes and as a person who has never skied I enjoyed the lingo. I live in Connecticut and we definitely get a lot of snow and because of that...

4 Stars

Let's Stay Together

Actress Lauren Short is devastated that her engagement is ripped apart when she finds her finance of several years in a compromising position with two men. She is humiliated and upset. To make matters worse, in the media it seems she was th...

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The Alchemist's Daughter - Bianca Goddard Mysteries

The Alchemist Daughter is a very unique historical mystery set late in Henry the VIII's reign. This story focuses on the common person in London's underbelly as opposed to the aristocrats we see featured so often in historical fiction. Bian...

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The Second Sister

"The Second Sister", by Marie Bostwick, started off slow and did not pull me into the plot until well into the storyline. I’ve never read anything by this author before, but I could tell immediately that she knows how to build a description...

4 Stars

Hearth Stone - Home In The Hills, #1

You can't redo what you've done in life but you can rebuild. Sydney's goal is just that. With the loss of a dream due to an injury, Sydney doesn't give up. She goes for another dream. She almost gives up when one dream after another fails....

4 Stars

The Unleashing - Call Of Crows, #1

An extremely complex world is developed in this first book of what appears to be an interesting and imaginative series. Ancient Norse gods are still interfering in the human realm and have their followers living throughout the world. Howeve...

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In For the Kill - The Mccloud Series Book 11

This is not your typical romantic suspense story due to it having no true introduction to the main characters; very dark and gritty subject matters that I do not like to read about in any books, and a sadomasochism storyline that had me put...

3 Stars

Scene of the Climb - A Pacific Northwest Mystery, #1

Kate Dyer-Seeley introduces a new cozy series with more books on the way. We have a young woman, Meg, fresh out of college. She’s good hearted and sometimes kind of bumbling, but also has always wanted to follow in her father's career as an...

4 Stars

If You've Got It, Haunt It - A Haunted Vintage Mystery

In this first of a new series by Rose Pressey we meet vintage clothing owner Cookie Chanel, owner of a clothing store entitled, appropriately, “It’s Vintage, Y’All”. Cookie is on her way to the estate sale of the late Charlotte Meadows, the...

4 Stars

Secret of a Thousand Beauties

Setting: China 1930's Ms. Mingmei Yip immediately starts out with Spring Swallow's desire for happiness. The author appears to be a very good storyteller. She helps the reader with the customs, culture and traditions, that may be unfamiliar...

4 Stars

Twisted Threads - A Mainely Needlepoint Mystery, #1

Angie Curtis left Harbor Haven ten years ago after her mother disappeared; now the finding of her mother’s body has brought her back. Reunited with her grandmother, Angie agrees to check out the business associate who has not been timely in...

4 Stars

Sandpiper Island - Bachelors of Blueberry Cove, #3

This novel may have started out somewhat slow but it does pick up. Once it pick up you won’t want to put it down. Ford and Delia are in their 40's. I liked how the couples were an older bunch of folks for. This book has a romantic setting,...

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Death of a Chocoholic - Hayley Powell Mystery, #4

Hayley is a cocktails and food columnist. When she fails again at love she decides that she is craving chocolates. What she really wants is a box from Bessie Winthrop, but she has just been found dead. While a heart attack is suspected to b...

4 Stars

The Tears of the Rose - The Twelve Kingdoms, #2

This book is a series redeemer! OK. For me book one was a train wreck. If you follow my site you will know what I'm talking about. The first half of the book oozes nothing but teen YA vibes, then you get to the other half and BOOM it’s all...

5 Stars

By Cook or by Crook - A Five-Ingredient Mystery, #1

Val Deniston is haunted by the car accident that ended her career as a cookbook publicist, so she’s traded in New York and returned to her roots near the Chesapeake Bay. A “home cook” herself, Val gets a job managing the Cool Down Café at t...

4 Stars

Scratch

With the New Adult Genre booming to life, there are a lot of duds. Books that have too much sex and not enough story. This book blows them all away. Meet Casey, a girl who has physical scars to hide and more emotional baggage than your aver...

5 Stars

Our First Christmas

This is usually the time of year that I start looking at new Christmas stories. Our First Christmas is charming and, surprisingly, exciting anthology of holiday tales . Each of the four stories is different yet each offers the reader an enj...

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  • Authors: Lisa Jackson, Mary Burton, Mary Carter, Cathy Lamb
  • Review by: Emma
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday, * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

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