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Cold Hearts - Secrets and Lies, #3

Cold Hearts is the second book in the Secrets and Lies series and the follow up of Wild Hearts. I will warn you now that there is a storyline woven through out all three books and I don’t recommend reading them out of order or as stand alon...

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  • Author: Sharon Sala
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: MIRA

Bite at First Sight - Scandals with Bite, #3

There’s just something about Brooklyn Ann’s books that keep me coming back for more. They are smart, funny, unique, and entertaining. I couldn’t wait to read the latest in her Scandals with Bite series and I was not disappointed. This book...

5 Stars

Too Dangerous For a Lady

Jo Beverley delivers once again with her thrilling new novel Too Dangerous for a Lady, which is part of the Rogues series. The Rogues has always been one of my favorite Beverley series and this latest installment is no disappointment. I als...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jo Beverley
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Signet

The Gift - A Highland Novella

Margaret Mallory’s Christmas Highland Novella makes for a great read even after the Christmas season. I really enjoy the way Mallory weaves the history of the Highlands in with fictional romance. Her stories capture my attention and don’t l...

4 Stars
  • Author: Margaret Mallory
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, * Under 45k Words, * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Margaret Mallory

Captured by a Laird - The Douglas Legacy, #1

I love reading a book with a mixture of historical fact and fiction mixed together. One of the reasons I selected this book to read is that the hero was David Hume. The Hume family is an eons back connection to my family history so I was in...

4 Stars

Gentlemen Prefer Curves - A Perfect Fit Novel

Love comes in all sizes. This is the first book I’ve read by Sugar Jamison and I have to admit the author name was the first thing that drew me in. I don’t often see the name Sugar, and it was so unusual it made me pick the book out and rea...

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A Family for Maddie

Sara Luck’s A Family for Maddie was like taking a step back into the Old West. The setting and scenes were so realistic that it read like a history book, but with a lot more interesting and enjoyable moments. Both Maddie and Case were well-...

4 Stars

Kaleidoscope - Colorado Mountain Series, #6

Kristen Ashley books should come with a warning that says, “You may become addicted to KA books.” Since I reviewed Law Man a few months ago I haven’t been able to tear myself away from her stories. They are unique and quirky and wonderful....

4 Stars

Lady Elinor's Wicked Adventures - Victorian Adventures, #1

Lillian Marek’s first book in the Victorian Adventures starts things off with a bit of excitement. This book isn’t your average Victorian romance. Her heroine is gutsy, intrepid, and smart. The romance between Elinor and Harry is both well...

4 Stars

Love at First Snow - Seattle Sockeyes, #2.5

Jami Davenport’s Love at First Snow captured my heart during the first few pages. It’s a short novel, but that doesn’t mean it’s short on content and emotional connections. In fact, it really felt like so much was said and experienced in th...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jami Davenport
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements, Seasonal / Holiday, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Cedrona Enterprises

With This Ring - The Wicked Worthington Series, #3

Celeste Bradley’s latest Worthington Series novel With This Ring starts off with a case of mistaken identity and finishes up with a charming romance. This story is charming and sensual. The characters live up to the Worthington craziness an...

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The Danger in Tempting an Earl - At the Kingsborough Ball, #3

There’s just something about Sophie Barnes and her series At the Kingsborough Ball that keeps me coming back for more. The characters are fun, smart, and well written. The story lines are delightful and entertaining. I leave each book with...

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Her Last Whisper - Charlotte Stone, #3

Dr. Charlotte “Charlie” Stone is back in Karen Robards’s latest thrilling romance. Charlotte Stone is one of my all time favorite heroines, she’s fun, sassy, and a little bit mental plus she has the elusive bad boy ghost Michael Garland fol...

4 Stars
  • Author: Karen Robards
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romantic Suspense, Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books

Rules for a Proper Governess - Mackenzies Series

Jennifer Ashley is going to thrill her fans with the latest installment of the MacKenzie series. This book features Sinclair McBride the brother of Ainsley (Camreon MacKenzie) and the adventurous Roberta “Bertie” Frasier. It’s important to...

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  • Author: Jennifer Ashley
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Berkley

Whatcha Gonna Do With a Cowboy - Deputy Laney Briggs, #1.5

This was the first book by Jodi Linton that I have read but it won’t be the last. I can’t wait to see what Deputy Laney Briggs gets up to next. This book is well written, enjoyable, sexy, and smart. I really enjoyed the interaction between...

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Personal Target - An Elite Ops Novel, #2

Personal Target is the first book I’ve read by Kay Thomas. This story was an action packed adventure from the very first line in chapter one. The characters are well developed and the story line perfectly paced. The story itself is believab...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kay Thomas
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Avon Books

The Earl's Mistress

Liz Carlyle’s books will take your breath away. She weaves a dark, sensuous story that delves into the characters inner longings and ultimate redemption. The Earl’s Mistress is a well-written and engaging story. Though I did not like Hepple...

4 Stars

Loving Rose - The Redemption of Malcolm Sinclair - Casebook of Barnaby Adair

Stephanie Laurens returns with another installment of the Case Book of Barnaby Adair with Loving Rose: The Redemption of Malcolm St. Clair. There is a host of familiar characters back with this installment and we once again get to visit wit...

4 Stars

One Bite Per Night - Scandals with Bite, #2

One Bite Per Night is the long awaited for follow up of Bite Me, Your Grace. Ms. Ann has more than delivered on the promise of her first book. Her characters are three dimensional, funny, likeable, and engaging. The story line is unique and...

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I'll Find You

I’ll Find You is the first book I’ve read by Nancy Bush. Once I finished I was kicking myself for not picking her books up sooner. Her stories are well though out, her characters well developed and believable, and her pace just right for th...

4 Stars

The Sweetest Summer - A Bayberry Island Novel, #2

The Sweetest Summer is the second book by Susan Donovan in the Bayberry Novel series. I really enjoyed the concept behind the series, a mysterious mermaid statue that just might possibly bring together two people who are meant to be togethe...

4 Stars

The Once and Future Duchess - Royal Entourage

The Once and Future Duchess is the fourth book in the Royal Entourage series. Though it can be read as a stand alone I would recommend reading the first three in the series to get the full enjoyment of the story. I really enjoyed reading th...

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How to Rope a Real Man - Catcher Creek, #3

Melissa Cutler’s latest romance How to Rope a Real Man ropes in the reader from the first page to the last. Cutler’s writing style is tight and interesting. She keeps me wondering what secret she is going to reveal next and wanting to retur...

4 Stars

Selena's Men - Ravens of War, #1

Selena’s Men is a debut story from new author Elle Boon. The story is a new take on Greek Mythology and introduces a group of immortal warriors called the Ravens of War. Max and Malcolm King are both part of this elite group, comprised of t...

4 Stars
  • Author: Elle Boon
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Siren Publishing

The Gamble - Colorado Mountain Series, #1

You know how sometimes you finish a book and you think, “Wow, that was quick!” Well, not this book. First off it’s 668 pages long, but it’s 668 pages of goofy, madcap, hot, sensuous, romantic, aggravating, wonderful characters. Because Ashl...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kristen Ashley
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Forever

The Raider - A Highland Guard Novel

The thing I love most about Monica McCarty books is the way she takes figures from history and imagines their lives outside of the few events we are able to read about in history books. She stays very close to the historical facts that we k...

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The Strangers on Montagu Street - Tradd Series, #3

This book has it all – romance, terror, mystery, angst, and paranormal elements. This is the first book I recall reading by Karen White and I can see why so many people have recommended her work to me. She has done a wonderful job of develo...

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  • Author: Karen White
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: NAL

Hell for Leather - Black Knights Inc., #6

Let me start out by saying I’m a fan of the 'Black Knights Inc.' books and after reading "Hell for Leather" I’m still going to be coming back for more. Julie Ann Walker builds on her former books and characters she’s developed throughout th...

4 Stars

You're Not Safe

Mary Burton keeps me guessing. "You’re Not Safe" starts out with a gruesome murder mystery that gives the reader a few clues as to who the murderer is, but the rest of the story is so tightly woven that it isn’t until the end of the book th...

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Wicked Designs - The League of Rogues, Book 1

"Wicked Designs" is the first book in the 'League of Rogues' series and I have to tell you these rogues are my new book boyfriends! I adored this book. Smith’s books are fast paced, adventurous, and keep you guessing. Her writing reminds me...

5 Stars

Passionately Yours - The Hellions of High Street Series

"Passionately Yours" is part of the 'Hellions of High Street' series. This is the last book in the series and unfortunately I did not read the previous books. However, I still enjoyed the book and I found the interaction between Alec and Ca...

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Her Secret Cowboy - The Cash Brothers / HA #1486

This is the first book I’ve read by Marin Thomas and I don’t think it will be my last. Ms. Thomas shows a lot of promise in her writing and definitely knows how to write a nice cowboy romance. I found Her Secret Cowboy to be enjoyable. Ther...

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The Last Man on Earth - Book 1

The Last Man on Earth is part of a new romantic series about corporate combat. Tracy Anne Warren kicks off her new series with a bang. Her characters are the opposite of each other and in this case it seems like it is true opposites do attr...

4 Stars
  • Author: Tracy Anne Warren
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Signet

The Cowboy of Valentine Valley - A Valentine Valley Novel, #3

The Cowboy of Valentine Valley is the third book in the Valentine Valley series. This is the only book in the series that I have read so I can’t say how intertwined the books are or if they should be read in order. I did find it to be a swe...

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Why Earls Fall in Love

Why Earls Fall in Love is the second book I’ve read by Manda Collins and the sequel to Why Dukes Say I Do, which was the first in the Wicked Widows trilogy. It picks up where the first book left off and continues with the story of Georgina...

4 Stars

Hearts of Darkness - Deadglass, #1

Kira Brady’s Hearts of Darkness is a dark, intriguing tale. It is fascinating and a bit scary, her world building is so detailed an extensive that her dark Seattle seems realistic even with the mythology interwoven in the story. She has don...

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Wulfe Untamed - Feral Warriors, #8

There is a lot going on in this book and honestly if you haven’t read the first books in the series it’s a little hard to understand all of it. It’s definitely worth the adventure though. Pamela Palmer once again comes up with a unique tale...

4 Stars

Christmas Break - Seattle Lumberjacks, #4.5

This is a very short read and really an introduction to a spin off of Davenport's Seattle Lumberjacks series which will feature stories about the rookies on the team. This first story starts off with a little bit of a sneak peak into Rookie...

4 Stars

Law Man - Dream Man, #3

Kristen Ashley’s style of writing is gripping and edgy. Her heroes are alpha but in all capitals – ALPHA. Her heroines are smart, sassy, cute, and fun. Combine all of those together and Law Man is a hot, hot, hot book with sass and hot ALPH...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kristen Ashley
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Forever

Trapped - Private Justice Book #2

Trapped is a roller coaster ride of suspense. Irene Hannon slowly builds the tension between her main characters with a fine hand. I enjoyed the interactions between Laura and her PI and found the story to be both suspenseful and entertaini...

4 Stars
  • Author: Irene Hannon
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Revell

Naughty Karma - Karmic Consultants 7

When I first stumbled across the Karmic Consultant series the first thing that caught my eye was the titles. I admit it, I can’t help but love a good pun and when a title makes me smile I’m going to have to read the book. Vivi Andrews had m...

4 Stars

The Fortune - The Malloy Family 9

Beth Williamson brings us the exciting prequel to the Malloy series with The Fortune. We go back a generation to John Malloy and Francesca (Frankie) Chastain, to where it all began for the Malloy family. It isn’t hard to tell where their of...

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The Sum of All Kisses - Smythe-Smith Quartet, #3

Julia Quinn continues to build on her Smythe-Smith Quartet with the witty and enjoyable third installment, The Sum of All Kisses. Once again we find ourselves immersed in the lives of the Smythe-Smith family. This time our heroine is Sarah...

5 Stars

A Wanted Man

A Wanted Man is the first book I’ve read by Rebecca Hagan Lee and I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised. Not by how well written it was, because it certainly is so, but because Ms. Lee took a different view of the Old West and focused...

4 Stars
  • Author: Rebecca Hagan Lee
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, * Romantic Suspense, Western
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Last Kiss Goodbye - Charlotte Stone, #2

The Last Kiss Goodbye picks up exactly where The Last Victim left off. Once more we find ourselves entangled with Dr. Charlotte Stone, her supernatural lover Michael, and the unknowingly third in the triangle Fed Tony Bartoli. If you haven’...

5 Stars

Cowboy Justice - Catcher Creek

Melissa Cutler is a fresh voice in modern western romance. Her characters are realistic and well drawn. In fact, I often forget that they aren’t real people because they are so lifelike and sound so much like someone I might know. Her books...

4 Stars

Killing Casanova

Killing Casanova is the debut novel of Traci McDonald. Ms. McDonald herself is what made this novel so memorable and enjoyable for me. One of the reasons I selected the book to review is because the main character is blind and she falls in...

4 Stars

The Secret Life of Lady Julia

The Secret Life of Lady Julia is the first book I have read by Lecia Cornwall and I was very surprised by just how much I enjoyed it. The story line is well written and I found it to be very interesting. Especially in light of how the autho...

4 Stars

Say Yes to the Duke - House of Brady, #3

Say Yes to the Duke is a little bit confusing but also fun to read. The story line is a little different from the usual lost heir type of story and I found it to be refreshing. The characters are well developed and I liked that although Luk...

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Love and Other Scandals

Love and Other Scandals is the first book I’ve read by Caroline Linden. I’m happy I picked up the first one in this new series because I am looking forward to reading the rest of the books. Linden has a detailed story with well thought out...

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