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The Chosen - A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, #15

"The Chosen" is the next instalment in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Ms. Ward continues to build a fascinating and intense world to immerse the reader in. I absolutely enjoy these books and cannot wait to read the next book. This boo...

5 Stars

My Fair Lover - A Legendary Lovers Novel, #5

Nicole Jordan is a powerhouse when it comes to historical romances. In this story I was expecting another fabulous Regency romance, which I got. But I also got so much more. It starts by demonstrating how unusual, Lady Katherine Wilde is an...

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Any Dream Will Do

I just love any Debbie Macomber book. She is funny and writes great scenes that are not too lovey dovey. It all comes together just right. This is a great book with wonderful characters and an amazing story all together. I recommend this bo...

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A Christmas Message

“A Christmas Message” by Anne Perry is a beautiful seasonal mini-novel that features Vespasia and Victor Narraway, whose journey to Jerusalem, at a time considered pivotal for Christian religions, is imbued with far more significance than a...

4 Stars
  • Author: Anne Perry
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller, Historical Fiction, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books

Some Kind of Hero - Troubleshooters Book 19

Suzanne Brockmann is back with a brand new Troubleshooters novel and it's everything I hoped it would be. Once again we're thrown into an unusual situation with fascinating, believable characters and we are along for the ride as they try to...

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Blood Vow - Black Dagger Legacy, #2

“Blood Vow” by J.R. Ward effortlessly immerses the reader in the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood and reminds us of the violence and tenuous accord existing between humans and vampires. The wondrous connection between Rhage and his mat...

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  • Author: J.R. Ward
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Series: Read in Order
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books

If Not for You

"If Not For You", by Debbie Macomber, is another hit to add to the library. This is a 'feel good' story that I enjoyed reading over the weekend. In true Macomber style, the characters are well developed and flawed enough for readers to rela...

4 Stars

Always

I love how this book went. "Always" kept jumping from past to present and back to the past. I was able to see how the love built and how the two characters broke up. Plus what happened in between. I am a little disappointed on how in some p...

4 Stars

Woman in the Shadows - Clara Vine, #2

“Woman in the Shadows” by Jane Thynne is the third book in the Clara Vine Series that I have read. Jane Thynne has become one of my very favorite authors. Not only is her subject matter one that I love to read about, but her style of writin...

5 Stars

Twelve Days of Christmas

“Twelve Days of Christmas” by Debbie Macomber is a heartwarming and fun story that will put one in the holiday mood. I love the contrasts between the bright and chirpy Julia and the stiff and somber Cain, not to mention the personable Berni...

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Cooking for Picasso

Cooking for Picasso, by Camille Aubray, is one of the best books I've read in a long time. The setting is romantic and edgy at the same time. I enjoyed the transitions from back in time to the present, because they were well written and int...

5 Stars

The Pursuit of Pearls - Clara Vine, #4

“The Pursuit of Pearls” by Jane Thynne is book four in the Clara Vine series. Not only is the novel’s historical World War II setting my favorite setting but it is expertly written. This is a spy novel at its best. The main character is act...

5 Stars

The World of Debbie Macomber: Come Home to Color

"The World of Debbie Macomber - Come Home to Color" coloring book is just so cute and sweet. If you like small towns, yarn and just quaint settings you will love this coloring book. I've already colored one full page drawing in and started...

4 Stars

At the Edge of Summer

“At the Edge of Summer” by Jessica Brockmole is a novel set in 1911 France. It is the story of a fifteen year old girl, Clare Ross, a Scottish lass, who has been left alone since her mother left and her father died. A friend of her mother’s...

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Sweet Tomorrows - A Rose Harbor Novel, #5

This book may be the conclusion of a series but don’t let that stop you from reading it. This book gives you a bonus of two stories in one book, each unique but happening at the same time. Previous books in this series do not have to be rea...

4 Stars

Valley of the Moon

“Valley of the Moon” has an intriguing premise: what would a person do if they stumbled on to a town that was stuck in time? This is just one question the heroine of this story, Lux, has to answer. I love the world building created by Melan...

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The Last One

In her debut as a novelist Alexandra Oliva has created a gripping post-apocalypse story that underscores one’s survival instincts in a rather startling manner. The story begins when the novel’s heroine, a woman dubbed “Zoo” because she love...

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Just Fall

“Just Fall” is written by the gifted and imaginative Nina Sadowsky. “Just Fall” is a fantastic, intriguing page-turner that had me up later than my late bedtime. This was indeed a late time since I am the preverbal night owl. I just fell in...

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The Island House

“The Island House” is a very fast read. It’s a wonderful book about family and fitting into a family. It’s rich with love, romance, and secrets that each character is trying to hide. It was great learning about each character and their secr...

4 Stars

The Girl from Summer Hill - A Summer Hill Novel, #1

Jude Deveraux does a fantastic job of pulling readers into her story from the very first page. In “The Girl from Summer Hill,” Chef Casey Reddick is a riot from the first time we meet her. When a huge misunderstanding leads to Casey watchin...

4 Stars

A Reckless Desire - A Breconridge Brothers Novel, #3

There's not words to describe this book. I loved it. I usually don't read these historic romances but this one kept me turning the pages. I loved the character names the author used such as Rivers and Lucia. You can picture Rivers with his...

5 Stars

Breakdown - An Alex Delaware Novel, #31

This latest psychological suspense story pushes the popular Alex Delaware series to over thirty titles and offers one of the more intriguing puzzles for the psychologist and his friend, LAPD Detective Milo Sturgis, to test their investigati...

4 Stars

The Vatican Princess - A Novel of Lucrezia Borgia

C. W. Gortner always delivers a well-written and well-researched novel about historical figures and “The Vatican Princess” proves another success. Looking at the often maligned Lucrezia Borgia, Gortner delves into the history of this young...

5 Stars

Too Close to Home

Too Close to Home is a really interesting book about the dynamics of a family in the computer age. Not only does the author bring her characters to life, but she does it while talking about some very touching issues. Every time I read one o...

5 Stars

A Girl's Guide to Moving On

Debbie Macomber is a master at emotional, uplifting, insightful stories and "A Girl’s Guide to Moving On" is one of her best novels. Her characters are well-defined, well written, and so realistic that by the end of the book the reader feel...

4 Stars

Once Touched - A Silver Creek Novel, #3

This contemporary western romance provides a lovely portrait of the picturesque Silver Creek Ranch and its denizens, two- and four-footed. I found myself longing for the beauty and exposure to animals that are so deftly portrayed. The evolu...

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The Witches of Cambridge

The Witches of Cambridge is a beautiful, whimsical tale filled with love, loss and the everyday lives of several women...who just happen to share the common bond of being witches. I have heard wonderful things about Menna van Praag's books...

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The Art of Taming a Rake - Legendary Lovers, #4

I have to admit, this story initially got off to a rocky start for me. The "stronger (shrewish?) older sister protecting younger sister from a rake" setup has always been a bit hit or miss because I'm not all that fond when the heroine is a...

3 Stars

The Scent of Secrets - Clara Vine, #3

“The Scent of Secrets” by Jane Thynne was a book that I label “a keeper”. Not only is the novel’s plot in my favorite genre, a World War II historical theme, but it is expertly written to bring out the characters’ innermost strengths and we...

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Unhinge

Holy cow!! This was an enjoyable book! Totally mind blowing!! You will have a lot of questions when reading Unhinge but it will answer them and quite possibly shock you. I know I was! I'll need to read this book again!

4 Stars

Corridors of the Night - A William Monk Novel, #21

Anne Perry brings us a tragic, but thought provoking novel, in this, her twenty-first William Monk novel. Hester Monk is filling in for a friend at the London Royal Naval hospital when a child comes to her begging for help for her brother w...

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The Day of Atonement

Sebastian Raposa, at the young age of 13 is alone in Portugal. His parents have been put in prison by a priest, the Inquisitor, for crimes that they had nothing to do with. One of his father's friends helps him get out of Portugal and go to...

4 Stars

The Penguin Lessons - What I Learned from a Remarkable Bird

Anyone who enjoys offbeat animal stories will find Tom Mitchell’s “The Penguin Lessons: What I Learned From a Remarkable Penguin” a delightful and very entertaining read. Now in his sixties, the author harkens back in this memoir to his day...

4 Stars

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

A Very Nantucket Christmas - Two Holiday Novels

I wanted to read A Very Nantucket Christmas because it is now time to get into the holiday spirit. This book is made up of two holiday novels, although I would call them novellas. The first is A Nantucket Christmas and the second, An Island...

3 Stars

Bound in Darkness - The Immortal Brothers, #4

Jacquelyn Frank always has the ability to make me lose myself in a book or a series. Yet again she has created a world that is a pleasure to visit and fun to learn and expand on through this series. Bound in Darkness is the fourth book and...

5 Stars

Cursed by Ice - The Immortal Brothers, #2

This is the second installment of Jacquelyn Frank's The Immortal Brothers series. I really love the new spin Ms. Frank's puts on the tale of Gods and Goddesses. There is a war going on between the Gods and Goddesses and the one with the mos...

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The Last Time I Saw Her - Charlotte Stone, #4

"The Last Time I Saw Her" is the fourth book in the 'Dr. Charlotte Stone' series by Karen Robards and by far the most bizarre. That’s not a bad thing, though. One of the things I’ve enjoyed most about the series, other than the main charact...

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

Cursed by Fire - The Immortal Brothers, #1

This is the first installment of Jacquelyn Frank's new The Immortal Brothers series. Ms. Frank puts a new spin on the Gods and Goddess stories. These brothers have been fighting for the Gods and still they have not noticed them so the broth...

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Silver Linings - A Rose Harbor Novel, #4

Silver Lining by Debbie Macomber is the fourth in the Rose Harbor series featuring Jo Marie, Mark Taylor, Katie Gilroy and Co Co Crenshaw. The setting is Cedar Cove which continues the story of the 'Rose Harbor Inn.' This story will leave y...

5 Stars

No Place to Hide

“No Place to Hide” was written by Susan Lewis, an author living in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. Even though this novel is a contemporary British novel, I was surprised and pleased that this English author chose my home state of Indiana...

4 Stars

Circling the Sun

I have always considered myself a devoted reader to McLain's. To be fair each novel is based solely on the storyline as well as the author's writing style. McLain's latest release, Circling the Sun, I will openly confess is of no exception...

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As Night Falls

A family faced with one night of horror that will be with them forever, secrets that will shock a husband and daughter, fear that will drive a mother to do anything to protect her family and determination to put an end to the danger that’s...

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Ever After - Nantucket Brides Trilogy, #3

Jude Deveraux’s book, “Ever After” is a good read. As with most of Ms. Deveraux’s books, there are very explicit sexual descriptions in the text. I liked the beginning of the book because it gave a great introduction to the characters. This...

4 Stars

The Guest Cottage

Sophie and Trevor end up renting the same house and decide to take it on a trial basis. Trevor gets close to Sophie's son Jonah and vice versa with Sophie and Trevor's son Leo. As they spend more time in the house feelings come to light and...

4 Stars

The Story of Us

I thoroughly enjoyed reading “The Story of Us” by Dani Atkins. After her bachelorette party, Emma and her two best friends, Caroline and Amy, are on their way home. A chance encounter with a deer in the road causes a horrific accident in wh...

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The One That Got Away

“The One that Got Away” by Bethany Chase is a complicated love story. Sarina thinks she is in control of her life. She has had a five year boyfriend and is confident that he will ask her to marry him. All signs point to that end. However, S...

3 Stars

A Sinful Deception - A Breconridge Brothers Novel, #2

This is the second book in the “Breconridge Brothers” trilogy; I, however, had no problem with the storyline since the hero, Geoffrey, was such a wonderful, dashing hero. I also loved the background world of this story. Yet, I thought the r...

4 Stars

Last One Home

Cassie Carter has had a tough life. Although she grew up in a loving family surrounded by two sisters, when she met Duke when she was a teenager, something changed in her and she became rebellious. Her family didn’t care for Duke, but they...

5 Stars

A King's Ransom

With “The King’s Ransom”, Sharon Penman continues the fascinating story of Richard I, picking up with his travels home from the Crusades. After a long and bloody fight trying to regain Jerusalem, Richard is finally making his way home. But...

5 Stars

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