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The Pirate's Jewel
by Ruth A. Casie | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for THE PIRATE'S JEWEL?

Have you ever read a book with secondary characters that scream for a story of their own? Or better yet, characters you want to know more about. Wesley Reynolds and Darla Maxwell, the central characters of The Pirate's Jewel are the parents of Lisbeth Reynolds, the heroine in my story, The Guardian's Witch. They have a small part in the story and begged for one of their own.

Q: I understand it's set in the world of the series Pirates of Britannia. What's...

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The Highland Renegade
by Amy Jarecki | Interview

HEADLINES

The Heiress's Harem Box Set By Lucy Felthouse Now Available In Audio!
How does a young woman go from being a long-term singleton, to having four gorgeous guys? Find out in The Heiress's Harem box set. Contains the complete series, all three books for the price of two—Mia's Men, Mia's Wedding, and Mia's Choice.
What Happens When An Honourable Man Buys A Wife He Doesn't Want, And Then Discovers She Is In Fact The Only Woman He Does Want?
Luke Harcourt is a man of honour and has promised the frightened woman he's just bought that he will never touch her, unless she asks. He has every intention of keeping his word. After all, he only bought her off the bride ship to save her from a life of prostitution. He didn't want a wife. Especially after his first wife betrayed him. But Hope Booker is different from other women and soon he finds himself falling deeply in love with her. But he gave his word. If he goes back on it now will she ever trust him again. And what if she doesn't love him? It would make living together in the wild mountains of British Columbia even more difficult.
Cowboy's, Cattle, And Cutthroats
Saddle up for Adventure and Romance. He came to Colorado to track down an outlaw. But she was the reason he stayed. And she did create quite a picture, standing there in her boots and bare essentials, holding a forty-five on him.
Legacy Of Lies
Garrison Taggart is in a jam. The family's Wyoming ranch is being sabotaged and his supernatural ability to tell when someone is lying hasn't been a lick of help. Now sweet schoolteacher Sara Lopez informs him that his son is having trouble at school, and it's clear he needs a hand. Yet Sara's recent breakup with Garrison's rival puts her in an uncomfortable position, despite her attraction to her student's father. But when the boy goes missing, Sara and Garrison must risk their deepest secrets and their lives to save him.

BOOK REVIEWS
Betraying the Billionaire
| Contemporary Romance

I love BETRAYING THE BILLIONAIRE! We see a heroine who came into her own, who changed the way she saw herself by the end, and the romance was absolutely romantic! Julian was to-die-for. He's so sweet and thoughtful and protective, and it was a joy to...

INFLAME (a gargoyle shifter and witch romance)
| Paranormal Romance

INFLAME is the first book I have read by Lisa Carlisle. I enjoyed the interaction and growth of the character, as well as the well paced, engaging story. I will go back and read other stories in this series and look forward to Mattias's story.

Kissing Ezra Holtz (and Other Things I Did for Science)
| Contemporary Romance

The title and the blurb were what got me to request this for review. I thought this would be a fun read, especially since the two protagonists didn't like each other. What I got was an angst-ridden read with a heroine who's got a lot of baggage. And I'm...

Her Deadly Secrets
| Romantic Suspense/Mystery

HER DEADLY SECRETS is the murder mystery aficionado's sort of read--and a little different in than the usual Laura Griffin Tracers style--as PI Kira Vance finds herself somewhat over her head investigating an associate's murder and the hot-shot lawyer...

The Boyfriend Bid
| Contemporary Romance

I enjoyed the author's previous story, The Girlfriend Request, and decided to take a chance on this one. Sadly, it didn't live up to its predecessor. While all the elements of the story are there, I didn't feel it. The story felt like it had merely gone...

Arctic Wild
| LGBTQ

ARCTIC WILD is the second book in the Frozen Hearts series, and I am happy to report that Griffin and River make a cameo appearance. This book is all about Reuben and Toby though. Reuben goes on the trip initially to prove to his friend that he will,...

Top Secret
| LGBTQ

In a rivals-to-lovers frat house story, Elle Kennedy and Sarina Bowen head straight into M/M territory after Him and Us (one of my first few and most memorable stories) once again and I'd be lying to say that I wasn't excited about this rushed announcement...

Saved Between the Sheets
| Erotic Romance

SAVED BETWEEN THE SHEETS is a collection of stories, all revolving around the world of Superheroes. Some are 'for real', whilst others aren't--one involves a costume of someone going to a KinkCon. Whether it is Reverse Harem, or BDSM, or just plain...

Kings Rising
| LGBTQ

KINGS RISING left my head spinning and it is a thrilling conclusion to the series really, as C.S Pacat pushes the envelope with court machinations, battle strategies (on and off field). Or rather, it's akin to following a game of chess as the pieces are...

Gateway Crescent
| Contemporary Romance

GATEWAY CRESCENT (Bendixon Sisters Book 2) by Brenda Margriet is a contemporary romance set in British Columbia. This romance is the second in the trilogy and features the youngest of the three Bendixon sisters. It can easily be read as a standalone,...

Bewitched
| Contemporary Romance

BEWITCHED is the first book in the Fated series, and we start off with the youngest sister who knows nothing about who she is. Kaida is searching for her family. She has always known she was adopted, and her search has landed her on Six Fates Island....

A Modest Independence
| Historical Romance

Jenny Holloway is the daughter of a vicar who is also an alcoholic. When she was presented the opportunity to be a companion to Helena, a distant cousin, she jumped at the chance. Now that Helena has married and has been left a large fortune, she generously...

Teach Me
| Contemporary Romance

I didn't know what to expect from Olivia Dade's TEACH ME but a romance set in school (one that begins with a bit of hostility) between two older, scarred, divorced people wasn't it. Yet it surprised me once I got going, past the initial friction between...

That Night
| Contemporary Romance

THAT NIGHT was unexpected. I couldn't have imagined the turns this book would take based on the blurb. That's both good and bad, I guess, because as I've experienced, expectations have a way of ruining a book. That said, this book disturbed me on some...

Captive Prince
| LGBTQ

When I finally got my claws embedded in CAPTIVE PRINCE, I hadn't expected that it would have taken me a few years to read after C.S. Pacat's name spread like wildfire. But better late than never and as good books are, they reel you in, sink deep into...

A Chip and a Chair
| LGBTQ

The final instalment of the Seven of Spades series remain as full of action and love as its companions. It was an absolute thrill. High on action and mystery, it was a perfect final chapter for this amazing series. While Levi and Dominic are trying...

Red, White & Royal Blue
| LGBTQ

RED, WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE is an indulgent afternoon fix, really, but so unique in its application of the British royals and American 'royalty' in romantic fiction. Enemies-to-lovers, diversity in politics (or diversity full-stop), bisexuality, blended-families...

The Alpha Wolf's Mate
| Erotic Romance

THE ALPHA WOLF'S MATE appears to be a standalone, although it could quite easily be turned into a series, as there are a number of characters I want to hear more about. Serena is heading towards her new job when her car breaks down... at night... on...

Reverb
| LGBTQ

I think Anna Zabo goes where not many mainstream authors tread, where sexuality (and what it means) is put to the forefront of the Twisted Wishes series. REVERB on the surface might seem like an M/F book as opposed to the first to M/M ones, but I've always...

Heat Stroke
| LGBTQ

Three lifeguard brothers, 3 different stories, all long beach-centric. I've not read the first book but I'm eternally grateful that Tessa Bailey has done something different with Jamie's story, and seeing how seldom she ventures into M/M territory just...

The Serpent's Kiss
| LGBTQ

THE SERPENT'S KISS is the seventh book in the Scandalous Seductions series, although I haven't read any of the previous books. Bella is going back home, accompanied by Lord Pennerly, to be a godmother for her deceased friend's daughter. Lucerne, a...

Good With His Hands
| Erotic Romance

GOOD WITH HIS HANDS is a quick read, centering around an unexpected encounter in the wilderness. The story is charming with likeable characters and a cute, sexy storyline.

Play It Again
| LGBTQ

PLAY IT AGAIN is a charming romance between a blind youtuber and an Irish gamer. The long distance between them and the fact that they don't know each other in person, isn't an impediment for them to fall madly in love for each other. Dovid is a youtuber...

A Werewolf State of Mind
| Erotic Romance

A psychiatrist and a patient that are more than you can see. A WEREWOLF STATE OF MIND has delightful characters with great interaction. I enjoyed this story. The characters' openness and romantic development were well delivered, leaving me wanting...

Overture
| Erotic Romance

Skye Warren's daring forbidden themes have been my catnip for a while and I jumped on OVERTURE for this very reason. A warning caveat about the edginess of this story: Ms. Warren respects the consensual age limit, though the age-gap between guardian and...

Overture
| Erotic Romance

OVERTURE, the premier novel in Skye Warren's North Security series, captivates with complex characters and taboo eroticism. Ms. Warren combines the worlds of classical musicians and ex-military mercenaries to create a seductive story that is as suspenseful...

Notorious in a Kilt
| Erotic Romance

NOTORIOUS IN A KILT (Hot Scots #5) by Anna Durand is a smokin' hot contemporary second chance romance. This entire series of sexy Scottish brothers and cousins is easy to read and entertaining. Each book can be read as a standalone although it was fun...

Wicked Chemistry
| Erotic Romance

Eden Margaret Fijalkowski has always been the good girl. Not one to (generally) break the rules, when she moves to Texas to take a full-time job teaching high school sciences, she suddenly finds herself willing to break all the rules. Mason (Mace)...

Year of the Demon
| Erotic Romance

YEAR OF THE DEMON by Tara Fox Hall picks up almost where A GOOD YEAR leaves off and we are back in the lives of Debbie and her demon lover, Shaker, who is in the body of action star, Jett Black. Are you with me? Sounds a bit like a soap opera, which fits...

Overture
| Erotic Romance

Losing her family at a young age, violin prodigy Samantha Brooks, is taken in by Liam North, head of North Security. As Samantha's skills as a violinist increase, so does her infatuation with Liam, which grows during their six years together. But there...

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MEET THE AUTHORS
Linda Griffin
San Diego, California

I was born and raised in San Diego, California and earned a BA in English from San Diego State University and an MLS from UCLA. I began my career as a reference and collection development librarian in the Art and Music Section of the San Diego Public...

Susan B. James
Los Angeles, CA

Susan writes second chance romances with a touch of magic as Susan B. James and children's books as Susan J. Berger. She writes older heroines because she is chronologically gifted and enjoys creating characters who remember that change is only on the...

Elaine Dodge
Johannesburg, South Africa

Pick a genre, any genre they said, and stick to it. Abandon all others being the implication. Well, I'm not sure that's going to happen as I revel in writing in most of them. But I DO like writing historical romance/family sagas and Romance Reviews seems...

Catherine Kean
Florida, USA

Catherine Kean is an award-winning Kindle Unlimited All-Star author of medieval romances. Her love of history began with visits to England during summer vacations, when her British father took her to crumbling medieval castles, dusty museums filled with...

Kristy McCaffrey
Arizona

Kristy McCaffrey writes contemporary adventure stories packed with smoldering romance and spine-tingling suspense, as well as award-winning historical western romances brimming with grit and emotion. Her work is filled with compelling heroes, determined...

CD Hersh
Ohio, USA

Putting words and stories on paper is second nature to co-authors C.D. Hersh. They've written separately since they were teenagers and discovered their unique, collaborative abilities in the mid-90s. As high school sweethearts and husband and wife, Catherine...


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Fire Fairy Bookaholic
The Philippines

I'm one tenth of a book blog named Musings of the Book-a-holic Fairies. Yeap! I'm the Fire Fairy! I'm from the Philippines and my love for books brought me here on this site... I hope to meet lots of new friends here!

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...

Mia
New Mexico, USA

I am a graphic designer at a local newspaper and have always been a huge book worm. I enjoy reading any subject, but have always been passionate to romances. My kids think I am a super mom because I can read so fast. All I can tell them is that my speed...

Bridget
Boston, Massachusetts

An historian by training, I've been reading for as long as I can remember. My first real introduction to romance novels came while I was studying in England and the Library Imps stole all the books I was "supposed" to be reading and replaced them with...


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Can a near-tragedy help two best friends realize they're meant to be so much more? Best friends since grade school, high-powered Chicago attorney, Sean Flaherty, and small-town mayor Megan Mackenzie have always shared a special bond. When Sean is shot by a client's angry ex, Megan rushes to his side, terrified she's about to lose her long-time confidant. Upon his return to River's Edge to recuperate, Sean discovers that his feelings for his pal have taken an undeniable turn for the romantic. While Megan struggles with an unfamiliar longing for Sean, she worries that he may be mistaking a safe place to land for love. Can Sean help her realize that they are truly meant to be so much more than friends?
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She pissed off the Voodoo Spirit of Death. Now she has to make amends… Death doesn't scare Voodoo practitioner Odette Allemand, but dying sure as hell does. Every time she meets her soulmate, her life ends in a horrific murder. Then she's reincarnated to have it happen all over again. Odette is determined to survive this lifetime, but when a sexy werewolf knocks on her door, unearthing emotions she thought she'd buried, her fate is sealed with his enticing kiss. James Malveaux hasn't seen Odette since junior high, but the moment they reunite, his wolf wants to claim her as his mate. That's if the monster they've awakened doesn't kill them first. Without the help of the Spirit of Death, they can kiss their lives goodbye. Can James help Odette make peace with her inner demons and the Spirit? Or will the couple be doomed to the same gruesome ending as their countless lives before? If you like strong heroines and spooky spirits, you'll love this fast-paced shifter romance!
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When Jenny's regular film courier, John, reveals she's become the centre of his sexual dream world, Jenny's quiet existence is thrown into an arena of desire she thought she'd long since abandoned. One unexpected, head-swimming romp later, and Jenny is left wondering if her courier will ever visit her again — and if he does, will he mention the hot sex they had on her living room floor that Tuesday afternoon, or will he pretend it didn't happen? When the following Tuesday arrives and John reappears on Jenny's doorstep, the scene is set for a continuation of intensely kinky weekly meetings. There's only one problem: John really isn't Jenny's type. For one thing, he's a man…
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Ophelia never expected her first love, a man named Deuce, to up and vanish. Heartbroken, she enters into a loveless marriage with Mortimer Crane. After two decades of his infidelity and neglect, she has had enough. Worse, she learns he's put his mine -- and the town that grew up around it --in her name, taking the profits for his own. Determined to end her marriage and start a new life, she moves to Wildcat Ridge to claim her property. There, she finds Deuces, now known as Brody Duvall, and old sparks rekindle. But Mortimer has lethal plans of his own. Can Ophelia and Brody defy him and create a new life together? Or will Mortimer ruin everything... again?
River Wild
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