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Hate Crush
by Angelina M. Lopez | Interview

Author Introduction

Our hero, Aish Salinger, is a down-on-his-luck but still-famous AND gorgeous rock star and our heroine, Princesa Sofia de Esperanza y Santos, is a millionaire winemaking princess whose new winery, a winery she hopes will improve the fortunes of her kingdom, can't get any attention.

A fake relationship between them would draw the world's gaze to her winery and solve Aish's image problems. There's just one catch: She hates him. He broke her heart ten years when they were kids during a California harvest season. He regrets breaking her heart. She regrets ever giving it to...

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Headliners
by Lucy Parker | Interview
Lush Money
by Angelina M. Lopez | Interview
The Austen Playbook
by Lucy Parker | Interview
American Dreamer
by Adriana Herrera | Interview
Duty or Desire
by Brenda Jackson | Interview
Temporary Wife Temptation
by Jayci Lee | Interview

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As the doctor for the professional hockey team, she's worked hard to earn the players' respect. So what's with the new coach's attitude? Dr. Danni Angelo is the team physician for the Clarington Quakes hockey team. She's worked hard to earn the players' respect, but the new coach, Trey Mason, is stirring things up, and Danni's worried her job may be in jeopardy. Trey finds Danni…distracting. Beauty, brains, and sexy moves on the ice have him uncomfortably attracted. He's the new guy on the block. He has a reputation to build and a standard to set. The last thing he needs is a complication. When the team spirals out of control and Danni and Trey get caught up in a drug scandal, things heat up on and off the ice. It's a whole new game plan…Behind the Bench. Free with Kindle Unlimited!
Carnal Transgression
Would you break the law to protect the woman you love from a killer? Constance Dunbar is desperate to discover who killed her sister. Her plea for help is ignored by the local police, so she advertises for a private investigator. Seamus Tynedale answers the ad, and she immediately recognizes him as the friendly stranger whose arms held her so tenderly as she wept after her sister's death. Seamus longed to be reunited with the dark-haired beauty who'd kissed him in the churchyard. When he ends up working for her as a private investigator, he knows that his position as a police constable needs to remain a secret due to her mistrust of the department. As Seamus hunts for the murderer, he finds himself lured into a den of secrets and lies tracing back eighteen years to Ireland, and it all seems to be connected to Constance. Seamus delves into Constance's past, hoping to understand the secrets she's so intent on keeping hidden. What he finds is a passion that ignites his heart and captivates his senses. When Constance's life comes under threat, Seamus has to choose between following the law and protecting the woman he loves from a killer. Will he be able to safeguard Constance, or will he lose her to the evil that seems to have followed her to Australia? Content Warning: contains sex, strong language, and some violence
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BOOK REVIEWS
The Accidental Alphas
| LGBTQ

THE ACCIDENTAL ALPHAS is the first book in the Omega Sanctuary Graduates series, and the reader is introduced to a world hit by a pandemic, where omegas go to Sanctuaries for the sake of their very lives. Some use the opportunity to meet their mates,...

Last Guard
| Fantasy Romance

The designation 'A'--Nalini Singh's most overlooked Psy--finally get their chance in the spotlight with LAST GUARD, as Ms. Singh turns the focus onto what the Anchors do and what afflicts them, starting off with Payal Rao and Canto Mercant's story. Both...

Very Sincerely Yours
| Contemporary Romance

This story drew me right from the start, where the blurb promised us some form of epistolary correspondence between the hero and heroine. I wasn't disappointed. I love their emails and how they grew to know each other through them, even before they met...

King of Blades
| LGBTQ

King of Blades is the fourth book in the Two Thrones series and we return to Matthias and Danaë. She is well into her pregnancy with twins and has her own concerns which she hides from Matthias. He brings friends along with him on his 'Royal Visit' but...

Undercover Wolf
| Contemporary Romance

3.5 Stars UNDERCOVER WOLF starts off with a bang and takes off from the start, plunging you straight into the action as multiple agencies and their people start crossing wires over the bad guys. There's the race to uncover more before the insidious...

Shipped
| Contemporary Romance

I'm not so sure that Angie Hockman's SHIPPED is really a love child of Sally Thorne's "The Hating Game" and Christina Lauren's "The Unhoneymooners" as it's touted to be, but the blurb is an appealing one. An adventure in the Galapagos with a rival colleague?...

Shadow of the Swan
| Historical Romance

SHADOW OF THE SWAN is a standalone novel set in Victorian England. I say standalone but I am seriously hoping it turns into more! Louisa is a strong and resilient female lead and Henry is superb, a rightful male balance to this pairing. This story...

Revenge of the Brobot
| LGBTQ

Where are the rest of these Steam Room Stories Universe? I want to read them. This blurb looked too funny to pass up with guys calling their friends "bros" and a sex robot Rob. What kind of crazy shenanigans will happen? Quite a bit. Chase is a guy...

Roommate
| LGBTQ

3.5 stars Sarina Bowen's Shipley family and their extended kin take centre stage once again as they do in all her True North books, growing larger and larger (and more nuanced) with each iteration of her offerings. But I think perseverance is key to...

Life's a Witch
| Romantic Comedy

LIFE'S A WITCH is the third book in the New Orleans Nocturnes series and it is Crimson's story this time. She is the witch with malfunctioning powers we met in book two. Due to that story, she is brought before the coven and told her powers will be bound....

Cold Cruel kiss
| Contemporary Romance

3.5 stars rounding up Intricately and expertly-crafted, COLD, CRUEL KISS is pretty much a masterful storytelling attempt by Toni Anderson, who dips into the spooks-world of conspiracies, underhanded, traitorous dealings and politics that all come to...

Love & Omens
| Romantic Suspense/Mystery

LOVE & OMENS is the second book in the Crescent City Ghost Tours series and features Sydney, who has visions of the future, and Blake, who can read the past from objects. These two were together eight years ago but Sydney had a vision and broke it off...

The Things We Leave Unfinished
| Contemporary Romance

3.5 stars rounding up... Of late, my experience with Rebecca Yarros had simply been one of brilliance. It's been pretty much this: engrossing storytelling that goes deep into the complexity of emotions; compelling circumstances in which Ms. Yarros's...

Magnificent Manlove
| LGBTQ

Looking for sweet condensed bursts of erotic covering several different genres? Check out this collection of mm romance from Ms. Felthouse. Full disclosure, I didn't read the blurb which is probably what caused me to be confused after reading the first...

Prophecy of the Mayan Undead
| LGBTQ

PROPHECY OF THE MAYAN UNDEAD is most definitely a book of two halves. I won't go over the blurb again as it explains the story quite well. In the first half, Keisha and Yuri, along with their friends, Casimiro and Apolinar, are trying to stop a centuries-old...

Yes & I Love You
| Contemporary Romance

It takes a while getting used to Roni Loren's style of writing - effusive, word, sometimes overly dramatic - as YES & I LOVE YOU starts off with some deliberate (if imagined) flair of the painfully introverted Hollyn and the easy misunderstandings she...

Worth the Wait
| LGBTQ

WORTH THE WAIT is the second book in the Northwest Maine Academy series and we continue with the teachers and students plus the additional ones who help make the story interesting! Diego and Saoirse have a gap in their pack after John leaves to follow...

The Water of Life
| LGBTQ

Obscure, surreal and ahead of its time, WATER OF LIFE is definitely something different. From a uniqueness standpoint, this book receives a 4 star from me. From an overall writing and editing standpoint, it does drop down which averages to a 3 star. Katheryn...

A Dragon for Sale
| LGBTQ

A DRAGON FOR SALE is a magical realism standalone (as far as I can tell) set in Wales. Dylan is in the Dragon Guard, a once proud and strong regiment that is slowly being forgotten. The romance/steam side of things plays second fiddle to the mystery...

Only One Man Will Do
| Erotic Romance

ONLY ONE MAN WILL DO is the second book in the Minnesota Romances series and this time we follow Dmitri and Alexandra. Alexandra is the red-haired biker queen who was after Raul in book one. Dmitri is Ivan's cousin who went to tell her it was a bad...

For the Love of His Life
| Erotic Romance

FOR THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE is the first book in the Minnesota Romance series. Raul is a drugged-up manwhore actor who is sent to the Resort in an attempt to keep him out of trouble before the film starts. Veronica works at the Resort helping out her Gram-Marie...

Elf Defence
| LGBTQ

Playing House and Humans can have serious consequences when Calarian uses it as a manual in how to deal with humans. Calarian loves a good quest and this time, it is an official one as a Royal envoy to help the duchy of Tournel with their Troll problem....

The Hunted Bride
| Erotic Romance

Jaye Peaches' THE HUNTED BRIDE is an entertaining read filled with aspects of a historical romance with a tad bit of the other worldly. Sort of. Starting with a bit of enemies-to-lovers, we meet Matilda (Tilda) and Gervais. Tilda is the apple of her father's...

A Valentine for Chelsea
| Erotic Romance

A VALENTINE FOR CHELSEA is a standalone novella and also a companion to Jennifer's Christmas Daddy. You don't have to have read that one but it does mention characters that are in it. Plus, you get the chance to read another great book by Raisa Greywood. Chelsea...

A Casual Glance
| Erotic Romance

A CASUAL GLANCE is a contemporary erotic romance by Celeste Prater. I have loved her Fueled by Lust and Three Divisions series, but this one I struggled with a little bit. It is fast-paced, starting off in a club and moving swiftly on from there. Within...

Appreciated
| Erotic Romance

APPRECIATED is the third book in the Club Indigo series and let me tell you, this series just keeps on getting better! We have met Paula before as she is friends with Laura (from book 1). Even though she knows Laura, she still has a distorted view...

Submitting to the Doctor
| Erotic Romance

We are finally at book number seven of BJ Wane's very hot and steamy Cowboy Doms series. This is the book that I've been very impatiently waiting for. We finally get to Dr Mitchell Hofstetter's book. He's been mourning the loss of his wife for years,...

Lion Her Ass Off
| Erotic Romance

The second book in Blue Valley Shifters, LION HER ASS OFF, is a romantic, steamy read. Hector, Julie and Deacon are well delivered, and their interaction is engaging. I found myself engrossed in the dynamic story from beginning to end and would recommend...

Taken by the Outlaw
| Erotic Romance

TAKEN BY THE OUTLAW is a well-paced, intriguing read. The story is short, steamy and entertaining, and the characters are likeable and their interaction engaging. I will read more by this new-to-me author.

Trusted
| Erotic Romance

TRUSTED is the second book in the Club Indigo series, and this time we focus on Suzie, Laura's sister, and Captain Connor. Although Suzie was horrified when she saw Laura's cuff marks on her wrists, it turns out that Suzie likes the sharp edge of pain! This...

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MEET THE AUTHORS
Jane Shoup
Greensboro, NC

Hey! I'm an award-winning hybrid author, both traditionally and indie published. The Green Valley series (Kensington) is comprised of Down in the Valley, Spirit of the Valley and Will of the Valley. Some of my other novels are Zan, Birth of a Legend...

Stefanie Graham
East Coast

STEFANIE GRAHAM made her first attempt at writing romances at sixteen. She spent her proceeding years dreaming of ways to create the essence of passion and desire between pages filled with sultry and exciting text. She is a voracious reader, a fan of...

Suzy Shearer
Lake Macquarie/Hunter, Australia

Renaissance woman, best-selling and Award winning author Suzy Shearer writes contemporary and paranormal erotic romances filled with mature and interesting characters. Her books always feature older heroes and heroines; ranging from mid 40s to 60s. The...

Helen Henderson


A former feature-story writer and correspondent, I've written fiction as long as I can remember. My heritage reflects the contrasts of my Gemini sign. I'm a descendant of a coal-miner's daughter and an aviation flight engineer. This dichotomy shows in...

Katherine Bone
USA

Addicted to history and romance, Katherine spent the better part of her childhood roaming the globe as an Army brat. Then while attending college, she was swept off her feet by a military officer. Yes, reader, she married him, and they continued traveling...

Victoria Jayne
New Jersey, USA

Victoria Jayne is the epitome of a Jersey Girl. She doesn't [know how to] pump her own gas, enjoys pork roll, and grew up on the Jersey Shore. The only daughter sandwiched between two brothers, she was a bit of a Tom-boy as a child. As an adult, she's...


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Krishna
Philippines

I'm a simple girl from the Philippines who has a great love for reading. I'm 22 years old but I feel like I'm still 16. I'm young and naive sometimes but I'm working on the maturity thing.. I'm getting there!

vera
North Carolina

I am the owner of Vera's Book Reviews and Stuff. I am a reviewer for The Romance Reviews, The Baker Publishing Group, Net Galley, Reading Alley, and for authors who request reviews. I review all genres of books. I read everything from A to Z and...

Becky
Kentucky, USA

First and foremost, I am a wife, mother, and grandmother who home schools our special needs eleven-year-old. In addition to that I am an avid reader/reviewer, reading an average of 1000 pages daily. I also operate a book blog, Momma Says: To Read or Not...

Nikki Prince
California

I am a mother of two children both still school age. My passion for reading romance began at the young age of 11. So I have been reading romance books for 30 years. I am a lover of chatting and making friends, writing, reading, cooking, gaming and a...


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Electric Candle
When a vampire finds his soulmate, the bond is forever. It's love at first sight. Or is it? Homicide Detective Jonas Forge has been a vampire for centuries. He's fought wars, seen life go from the simple colonial days to the modern high-tech world. He's evolved with the times, adapted to each new era, blended into each new life. The one constant is his best friend, mentor, and lover, Declan. Even though not fated to bond as soulmates, Forge and Declan are happy and settled in their life together. Until Forge's real soulmate falls, literally, into his life. Forge isn't thrilled with the guy, despite the pheromones attracting them to each other, and the feeling seems mutual. While trying to adjust to his clumsy soulmate and equally awkward feelings, Forge is also on the hunt for a serial-killer witnesses can't identify who's leaving a trail of bodies in its wake. Will the bond Forge is finally forming with his soulmate be destroyed when the hunter becomes the victim? If you like fated mates who aren't perfect for each other, a paranormal killer who might not be caught and found families then you'll love Elizabeth Noble's Electric Candle.
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Byzantium Space Station Book 1, sweet #scifiromance "I like the balance of humor and danger in this story, and the action kept me glued to the pages... I enjoyed watching as suspicion turned to admiration, and admiration became the first flickers of love between Czerno and Zara... Pick up a copy of Black Dragon, by Vijaya Schartz, and enter a world of adventure, romance, and a spoiled cat named Marshmallow." 4½ stars sensual, Long And Short Reviews
Gone Away
Get the ebook for 2.99 and the paperback for 6.99 or read in Kindle Unlimited! Rekindled love and a desperate fight for survival in the Black Hills. Mason Arquette is brusque and rubs people the wrong way more times than not. Riece Burrell doesn't connect well with others, needs his routine and sees Mason for who he really is. When they met the sparks flew and love blossomed. Mason thought he'd met the guy he'd spend the rest of his life with until Riece abruptly ended their relationship. Several years later Mason and Riece are thrown together once again. Riece takes a job as a US Forestry Service photographer and Mason, a park ranger, is assigned to guide him around the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming. They've both regretted that their relationship ended and now they're given a second chance at the love they shared. Nothing is ever easy. Just when Mason and Riece begin to work things out and come together again they find themselves the prey of people who hunt humans. In a desperate race for their lives they have to depend on one another like never before and that means taking a big step out of their personal comfort zones. Can they work together, survive and rekindle their love?
99c Medical Romantic Comedy!
Billionaire Ross Skye is recovering from an injury – and Dr. Lauren Kane walks back into his life. As soon as he's better, she'll be walking right back out. Unless he can convince her otherwise! Ross Skye, owner of BabyCare, a high-end line of baby merchandise, is injured in an accident, and Brogan uses her cooking, medical – and matchmaking – skills to help him out. Dr. Lauren Kane is taking care of her nephew for two weeks, and Brogan agrees to babysit while Lauren is at work. Two years ago, Ross and Lauren dated. At that time, Lauren wanted kids, but Ross wasn't keen. Now the tables have turned, and Ross is trying to convince Lauren that they'd make an awesome parenting team. Brogan suggests they test drive parenthood by looking after a simulated baby for a week – a computerized version that eats, sleeps, wets, and cries. Ross and Lauren experience the "joy" of having a newborn firsthand, and the bar is set pretty low. Their first goal: don't drop the baby. The second goal is to find out if their love for each other will survive the test of…parenting. Free with Kindle Unlimited!
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Read the complete five-book YA paranormal romance urban fantasy series Blood, Bloom, & Water in one convenient box set. A dapper vampire. A sullen merman. A peculiar fairy. Will three sisters forge peace between warring worlds or die for the ones they love?
Avenger
Now up for pre-order! Poppy Fynn gets bored easily, never staying with a job or relationship for long. After a year of cancer treatments, she's in remission and ready for a change. Her new position as manager on an Idaho sheep ranch excites her as much as the neighboring, sexy, attitude-riddled rancher. Her encounters with Dakota Smith amuse her until he takes over her tour of his private club. Then, all she wants is more of him, any way she can get him. Searching for the man Dakota Smith knows is responsible for his mother's murder is his top priority, and he doesn't have the time or patience for a relationship. So, why does he find himself concerned over one irritating redhead's underweight appearance and the fatigue he sees on Poppy's face when she pushes herself? Unable to resist getting involved, he vows nothing will keep him from avenging his mother, no matter how close he and Poppy become. Thwarting an attempt on Poppy's life shakes Dakota, but not as much as finally locating the man who killed his mother. Soon he's forced to choose between honoring his vow of revenge or go to the only woman he's ever loved when she needs him the most.
Book Two Of A New Medieval Romance Series
Freed from the tyranny of King John, the Norman Montbryces must do what they can to aid English cousins caught in John's cruel grip. The heart knows. Roland de Montbryce has never met Adelina de Quincey, yet he feels inexorably drawn to his distant cousin, a woman forced into a betrothal to an elderly man. His heart tells him she is his soul mate. Risking his life by sailing to King John's England to rescue her might be considered foolhardy, especially by those who know Roland as the carefree, philandering second son. A woman alone. Believing her only brother, her one champion, has died in battle, Adelina entertains thoughts of ending her life rather than submitting to a cruel man who has already buried three wives. Can a man fall in love with a woman he has never met? And, if Roland succeeds in saving Adelina before the fateful marriage takes place, will she feel the same about him?
Diary Of Wallflower By Glory Abah
I have always been a wallflower—too quiet, too shy, with a boring life that revolves only around work and church. But boring is about to get a twist: Alex, my high school boyfriend, pops back into my life, though he hardly seems to recognise me and appears to like my friend, Chioma. And Simon, my best friend? Seems he has feelings for me! Did I mention I might still be in love with Alex? Suddenly, I am thrust into a daunting love triangle … Two choices lie before me: best friend or high school boyfriend? Do I bury my head in the sand and go for my best friend? Or do I fight for my ex, for a love that was always meant to be, it appears? What would a wallflower do?
Unravelling His Mark By Zee Monodee
A man with a mission A year earlier, a mutiny broke inside the ranks of the clandestine Corpus Agency. Only one loose thread remains to be apprehended: an assassin named Evangeline. When intel from an asset points to a woman in Mauritius who could be her, Zachariah Hashemi, a mixed race Muslim from Tanzania, is tasked with bringing the renegade to justice…aka a swift death. A woman with nothing to hide French-Mauritian PR maven Annabelle de Castelban is throwing all she has into making her communications agency a success. When an opportunity to partner with a renowned international firm knocks on her door, she jumps on it, even if it means she has to fight her attraction to the devastatingly handsome man and the sizzling chemistry sparking between them. A killer with a plan Annabelle has no idea Zach is here to determine if she is a mercenary with no remorse. And the more he gets to know her, the more it becomes obvious she cannot be this twisted assassin. Indeed, Evangeline is near, and when Zach finds out Annabelle is the killer's latest target, he will stop at nothing to protect the woman he has in the meantime fallen in love with. As they race against the clock, will they both be able to thwart the psychopath's plan to kill them in the most devious way?
Bound To Fate By Kiru Taye
Lara Johnson is coping with the emotional scars of losing both parents in a tragic incident and facing the challenges of starting a new school. Getting involved in a relationship isn't on her priority list. Certainly not this illicit desire for a man, who demands the best from her, yet leaves her breathless in his presence. All Ike Thomas wants to do is to keep out of trouble and get through the one year internship required for his degree program. But trouble finds him, in the form of an intelligent and brave girl who turns his world upside down. Falling in love is forbidden. So why does it feel so right? A love like theirs cannot be denied. But catastrophe lies in wait and one night changes their lives forever. Bound to Fate is a story about surviving tragedy, forgiveness, and the overwhelming love that pulls through against the odds. Content warning: This book contains scenes that might be triggering for some readers.
Love And Lawless Anthology
Introducing the antiheroes of the Love Africa Press collections: Dauntless and indomitable, brutal and lethal, these dark heroes take no prisoners in their quests for retribution. And when love shines a light into their lives, they will protect their beloveds no matter the costs. ––Featured Stories—— PURPLE AND WHITE by Emem Bassey Rono is a vigilante mafia prince with a dangerous plan to avenge his father's death. Suto is a genius medical doctor not afraid to get her hands dirty to pay off her father's debt. A marriage of convenience between these two could solve their problems. But what happens when love complicates matters and betrayal rears its ugly head? THE MESSENGER by Julie Onoh Innocent Odion has never fully understood the meaning of the word ‘'Upside-Down'' until her simple life takes a dark tumble into the gangster underworld. Now her innocence is wielded as a dangerous weapon in a world of masterful cunning. In a dangerous race against time, the hunted becomes the hunter. She must fight for her family and for love. TEMENOS by Obinna Obioma A bloodthirsty assassin on the loose, a website that cannot be hacked, and double locks on every door. DSS Agent Lisa's primary objective is to find the vigilante behind the ritualistic murders. But her quest to unmask the evasive enemy might cost her everything including the love of her life. HONOUR by Kiru Taye A selfless act costs Kane everything and earns him a prison sentence. A power show gains him freedom and entry into the Yadili underworld. Family, loyalty and honour are all within his grasp. Including Sahara, the daughter of his boss, who reminds him of the love he lost and she's totally off limits. A forbidden desire could cost him everything again, including his life.
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