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Mistaken Bride

I very much enjoyed reading "Mistaken Bride" by Regan Taylor. Marshall Kendrick Parker mistakenly apprehended Amanda Davis, thinking she was the notorious Black Bette Barclay. Amanda was in St. Louis to take a teaching job when she was cuff...

4 Stars
  • Author: Regan Taylor
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, Western
  • Publisher: Awe-Struck

Leap of Faith

Ms. London's Leap of Faith caught me by surprise in her unique ability to capture the emotions of her characters. I found myself especially drawn to Faith. Her raw vulnerability blended well with the contrast of her strength and I began cha...

4 Stars

Second Chances - Jack and Gillian

Judy Bagshaw gives her readers a fun and sweet tale about revival, restoration and renewal. It is no secret that I love my heroines to be curvy girls and when those lush ladies get the men they deserve, the men of their dreams I love them e...

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Hot Property

Skylar Blakewood is an important man in Lewisburg. He’s a developer and on the board at the local bank. He’s also single, extremely good looking, and one of the wealthiest men in town. Betsy Alexander, co-owner of Alexander and...

4 Stars

Lord of Thieves

Ingela Hyatt's Lord of Thieves is a passionate retelling of the classic Robin Hood story. Though Robyn and his beloved Merrion are the main characters of this very romantic novel, many of the other popular characters of the Robin Hood tale...

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Perfect Score

SUMMARY: ( blurb taken from the publisher's site) Feckless, exasperating Alex Finch is a rich, handsome and talented singer/songwriter who longs for two things: a career as a professional rock singer, and to have his love for Sam Barrowdale...

4 Stars

Abby: Finding More Than Gold

In Abby: Finding More Than Gold Sharon Poppen takes readers on a journey from turn of the century Chicago to the bustle of gold mine fever in Yukon. Abby Barron is an orphan who has found security in the family of her aunt and uncle, yet sh...

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Prairie Wind

Like so many in the historic American west, young Leah Worth has had her share of misfortunes and fortunes. After marrying the man of her dreams, her husband dies and she becomes widowed and pregnant. She delivers twins. They are a blessing...

4 Stars
  • Author: Maxine Isackson
  • Review by: Vee
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western, * Romance: Historical, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Awe-Struck

Mother Love

As a younger woman, one in her mid-twenties, it is sometimes (okay, quite often) hard for me to indentify and empathize with women older than me. Usually, women older than me have experienced marriage and raising children, however, I have n...

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Turtle Soup

When handsome Jack Brandon drops his address book in an airport and is in too much of a hurry to notice, Sara Hart, the owner of a fledgling start-up deli, decides to pay him a favor and return it. Since his office is near her restaurant, s...

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Fires of Fury

In Fires of Fury by Donna Dawson we meet Katherine at a low point in her life. Her husband has committed suicide. It’s devastating enough facing his funeral, but add to it that everyone in town knows about his affair with Beverly Jarv...

3 Stars

Love Turns The Tide

Gail Pallotta pleases with this wonderfully descriptive, agreeable inspirational romance. The secondary characters are well developed and I especially liked the scenes between Cammie and her boss. It was enjoyable watching their relationshi...

3 Stars

The Journey

The Never-Ending Journey A short story, at 132 pages, about three women who take a journey to Europe had the potential to be an excellent source of entertainment, yet I found it lacking in most areas. The Journey written by Diane L. Rogers...

2 Stars

Cat's Curse - Book One: Dark Goddess Trilogy

This amazing story is very refreshing in the current romance genre. Cardea is a new age heroine that does not rely on anyone for her survival. An independent, strong and powerful creature of the night, she meets the cursed Aedan a...

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Lonely Hearts Mountain

Lucy Hanson has been living a reclusive life atop her mountain after discovering her last boyfriend was an international terrorist. Writing is her priority, and what she does best, but her publisher needs her off the mountain to interact wi...

4 Stars

Best Laid Plans

A socially inept loner, Beejay Milliston, a stunningly beautiful IRS auditor, is shocked when she realizes she wants to have babies. Not wanting to go it alone, she also needs a husband. Figuring that love only turns people into blathering...

4 Stars
  • Author: Isabel L. Martens
  • Review by: Vee
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Awe-Struck

To His Mistress

Katherine Scoville grew up in a very rural area of England. After her parents died, her uncle let her continue to live in her family home with her nanny. She never attended school or got to really know any of her neighbors but kep...

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Bayou Magic

Baylee Mitchell is a high school history teacher. She’s also becoming well known as a wildlife photographer. She could probably go into photography full time but she enjoys teaching. Several years ago, one of her studen...

4 Stars

Lord Deveraux's Lady - Regency romance

I could not understand how this story didn't end with Cassie slapping Dev a couple of times and leaving him to his insufferable arrogance. Dev never had a kind word for Cassie for most of the book and he even complained when Connor tried to...

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Paging Miss Galoway - Regency

Danielle Galloway had to get to Bath to nurse her ailing brother. While ladies couldn’t travel alone, no one would look askance at a young man traveling on his own. Unfortunately, Danielle (or Danny as she was traveling as) was jumped...

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  • Author: Susanne Marie Knight
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Awe-Struck

Veracity in Truth - Regency Romance

When Draken showed up at Veracity’s doorstep in the middle of night demanding her to go to the Cornish coast to nurse her ailing uncle she should have known her life would never be the same.Veracity’s name may have meant “...

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Carousel

(Publishers Blurb) “If it can’t be photographed, it doesn’t exist. That mantra is shattered when Jaci falls in love with a man who doesn’t exist in her time, all because she photographed a carousel horse that doesn&r...

4 Stars
  • Author: Barbara Baldwin
  • Review by: Angi
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Awe-Struck

The Counterfeit Countess

Kay Furness has written a delightful book that will be a welcome addition to any Regency Romance fan’s collection. Sir Francis Surby knew from the first moment that Rosalind was trouble. She claimed to be the widow of his cousin Tom,...

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Out Of Her Dreams

This was an interesting story; I really enjoyed Kate and Jake's courtship and how their modern day story interwove with stories from their past. Kate was a likeable, spunky heroine -- it was fun to see how she dealt with having a ghostly su...

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Brothers of the Blood - Book II of White Oaks Trilogy

Set in 1860’s and 1870’s in the midwest, Brothers By Blood is a coming-of-age story about, Blue Fox with Two Hearts, a Lakota half-breed caught between two worlds. When his Lakota mother dies leaving him on the White Oaks ranch...

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Let Them Eat Cake

Anna Mulligan is a very sweet caring ICU nurse who is thrilled to go on her 1st tour of Paris, France. She is surprised to find Dr. Jeff Andrews going along as well. Anna has admired Jeff from afar at work but he has remained aloof towards...

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Come Green Grass - Western, Historical

After the death of her parents, Leah Clayborn, travels from Ohio to Horse Flats, Nebraska, to live with her Uncle Simon Clayborn on the Diamond Ranch. The only female on the premises and not allowed to do household chores, Leah grows bored....

4 Stars
  • Author: Maxine Isackson
  • Review by: Vee
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western, * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Awe-Struck

Solar Wind - Solar Wind = Book 2 ... Book 1 = Banner's Bonus

When Zeke Slater finds Kira Delaney stowed away on his ship he remembers her. She was present at the death of a friend. Zeke doesn't trust her even when she tries to tell him she didn't stow away on his ship of her own free will. Zeke can't...

4 Stars

Banner's Bonus - Futuristic romance

When Tressa Loring's Life is threatened her father Jonathan Loring calls on a long time friend and employee Nick Banner to take Tressa off planet to keep her safe. Neither Nick nor Jonathan have any idea that it was a ploy to get Tressa to...

4 Stars

Indentured Bride - The Bride Series: Book 1

This is not your typical `mail order bride' story. Jennifer Matthews is fleeing home, literally for her life, joining up with a wagon train for mail order brides. Thinking that one more woman wouldn't make a difference, she gets more than s...

3 Stars

The Keeper's Promise

Trooper Bryce Johnson of Shucker's Point, New Jersey, has quite a problem on his hands. He must investigate the disappearance of well-known research scientist Jack St. Marie. Unfortunately, his chief suspect is Jack's wife Evie, the woman B...

5 Stars
  • Author: Penelope Marzec
  • Review by: Edie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Awe-Struck

Thwarting Magic - Regency fantasy romance

Margaret Ridgemont and James Treadway will marry. Period, end of discussion. Too bad she overhears him tell a friend that he likes her sister better. Pacing with the tragic-comedy of an ill-arranged marriage, magic holes are appearing in th...

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  • Author: Ann Tracy Marr
  • Review by: Angi
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Awe-Struck

All That Glitters

An unexpected inheritance reunites Crystal Penny with her ex, Cody Blye. Their uncles had left each of them one-half of an Arizona ghost town. Sparks immediately begin to fly when Cody's get rich scheme brings in a horde of visitors to see...

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Johanna

Johanna MacDonald had just wrapped up a weeks worth of negotiations with Haper Manufacturing and needed to get away. Her escape takes her to Friday Harbor, where on the ferry she encounters for the second time in one day a very handsome dri...

5 Stars