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Blindsided


Ann Ruby's tale of strangers meeting and engaging in sexual domination and submission is not for the meek, as this couple sets the pages on fire. Needing to get away from the burden of responsibility she'd shouldered since her husband's debilitating...

The Best Man


When a cast-off groom sweeps his former fiancée's wedding planner off her feet, is he just on the rebound or is there a bit more depth to The Best Man? Los Angeles wedding planner Beth Chase couldn't help but feel a bit sorry for inebriated and endearing...

Racing for the Sun


Even true love can take a great deal of time to bring a relationship to fruition, but it's worth winning the battle to get there. Jasper "Ace" Atchison is a Staff Sergeant in Afhganistan who takes Private Sonny Daye under his protection. Although...

Chasing Mrs. Right


Delightfully steamy, deeply emotional and a marvelous read all around, Katee Roberts has added a terrific book to her Come Undone series and given readers an unlikely couple that burn up every scene with their combustible attraction. Ian Walser is...

Forever


FOREVER is the second book in Jacquelyn Frank's exciting new Bodywalker series. The first book, Forbidden, laid the groundwork for the series, and explained the backstory about the bodywalkers in a way that hooked my interest. To say that I was intrigued...

Opalite D.A.R.E.


A slight change in the formula for book 4 in the D.A.R.E. Project series is a welcome surprise. In this one, Opalite isn't being wooed by the hunting dragon males. Instead, she comes across an imprisoned male who is being tortured. The humans Opalite...

What A Lady Needs


WHAT A LADY NEEDS is an incredible piece of work, combining just the right amount of humor, intrigue, and love into a history suspense-cum-romance story, along with endearing, wonderful characters. The mystery of the Redgrave scandals picks up from the...

A Lady's Lesson in Scandal


I'm really torn between giving this book a 4-star rating and a 4.5 rating, for reasons I will explain. Meredith Duran's writing has a way to make one feel, to experience vicariously through the characters intense emotions that transcend the pages of...

The Substitute Countess


Jack Worth is a rake, gambler, and all-around libertine, who suddenly finds himself in the extraordinary position of being the new Earl of Elderidge, a penury title inherited from a distant cousin. Though all the entailed estates and the responsibilities...

Any Duchess Will Do


Tessa Dare has proven herself a fantastic writer with her Spindle Cove series, and Any Duchess Will Do lives up to my expectations, though it's a close second with A Week to Be Wicked. The premise is highly amusing. Griffin York, the Duke of Halford...

Sweet Revenge


I will happily read anything that Zoe Archer writes. Her descriptive talent, insight into her characters and imagination are staggering, and in this new historic series, she is absolutely in her element. I was hooked from the first page of this story...

Big Sky Summer


BIG SKY SUMMER is book # 4 in the Swoon-Worthy Cowboy series. I've read and enjoyed each book and loved this one as well. I sure do love sexy cowboys and Linda Lael Miller books. Most of all, I liked catching up with everyone from the previous books....

Overture: Life of the Party


Hedonist haven, thy location is Dorian's mansion! Gabriel Lawrence is without money or a job. At this point, he needs a break from the supernatural hunting gig. He gives in to his desire, accepts Dorian's open invitation and shows up at Dorian's...

Follow That Dress


A young woman who doesn't believe in happily ever after, and solely focused on the decadent pink-iced cupcake she's holding, collides with an Armani clad older man who questions his worthiness to be loved for himself alone. He's stuffy and pretentious...

Under His Command


Love ignited after five years of tortured existence is the hope many unhappy couples dream about, especially if it is a shotgun wedding. Jaime is a feisty firefighter sexual Dominant. A blazing hot one-night stand completely changes his life when it...

Jessie's War


A girl that is considered an outcast by society for her beliefs and her family's profession, an intriguing lost love returns from the dead and a mission to save a loved one. Having only recently discovered the steampunk genre, I was intrigued to see...

The Peculiar Pets of Miss Pleasance


Delilah Dawson pens a mesmerizing, mysterious tale in a fascinating world. Frannie Pleasance seems to be the target of several deadly attempts, about the time when she took in a boarder, a mysterious man by the name of Casper Sterling. The first time,...

The Marrying Season


The last of the Legend of St. Dwynwen trilogy by Candace Camp features a few familiar tropes - friends to lovers, marriage of convenience - but nonetheless creates a good, though perhaps not superb, read. This was a satisfying read involving a marriage...

Losing Control


LOSING CONTROL is an interesting read. Catherine was never supposed to meet Tim. She was at the party doing her job, but she couldn't resist one look at him. One look turned to one taste and after that, Catherine would never be the same again. Being...

The Marquess Who Loved Me


Deeply moving, often painful and truly romantic, Sara Ramsey's third Muses of Mayfair book is an poignant journey from start to finish and won't soon be forgotten by her fans and new readers alike. Ten years ago, Ellie and Nicholas were thoroughly...

A Wild Ride


Losing control while riding the bull can be deadly, but losing control in a relationship can lead to a wonderful prize. Dante Rivers is one of the top bull riders in the rodeo circuit. He hooks up with Ryan Abbott for a single night of steamy passion...

Back in Bliss


It's all come down to this for me. Logan has been the boy I couldn't wait to see grow up as well as the man I ached to save. Sophie Oak has kept me on the edge of my seat waiting for Logan to get his happily ever after, and I have to say that BACK IN...

His Dark Promise


Is romance in the workplace a go or no go? No matter how you feel, it's rife with complications. Holly Shepherd's secret fantasies starred her sexy and sinful co-worker Travis Kane but she'd repeatedly refused his many advances for fear of being just...

Fairy Godmothers, Inc


FAIRY GODMOTHERS, INC is a hilarious romp that turns fairy tales on its head. Kate is a fairy godmother, and she's been selected to deliver a wedding package to Cinderella ("Rellie") that was commissioned by her real father (not the one who died),...

Wind Chime Point


Personal losses...they can bring you together or drive you apart. Gabrielle Castle was married to her job until her old-fashioned employer forced her out. It seemed being single and pregnant wasn't a fitting image for a company spokeswoman. Then her...

Emerald D.A.R.E.


Duos Ms. Xander and Ms. Grace continues this series with fast paced smexy suspense. Two out of five sisters are missing, presumed dead or insane. A mysterious force is kidnapping these dragon swans. Since Emerald is in this set of sisters missing,...

SEAL of Honor


SEAL OF HONOR is a fresh, delightful take on romantic suspense. Gabe Bristow was hired to lead a newly-formed ragtag team to rescue billionaire businessman, Bryson Van Amee. It didn't help that Bryson's sister Audrey wants in on the action, yet left...

Havoc


Riveting, romantic character driven intergalactic love story with three amazing characters in a fight to save themselves and humanity. Kels Nero Havoc, captain of the Ash Nova, is trying to get said ship back. His first mate and best friend, Elion...

Always & Forever


Domestic violence is something that a lot of women go through, whether it is with their boyfriend or husband, but no woman should go through that kind of life. This is the story of Lilly and her journey in finding true love and a real family. Lilly...

Astronomical


A sexy kilt-wearing professor and an OCD librarian, how does this work? Very well, as it turns out. It's serendipity as I happen to be vacationing in Edinburgh where there are plenty of men wearing kilts. Not sure if the kilt-wearing Scottish men enhanced...

Hunt and Pray


When your captor becomes your lover, can it really be true love? Drew Edwards is an investigative reporter trying to find out why gay men have disappeared without a clue. He is abducted and quickly learns that his captors are behind the other missing...

Ours to Love


There are some characters you read about in series and you say, I can't wait for "such and such" to get their own book. There is something about the character that speaks to you or annoys you, or makes you laugh, and you have to learn more about them....

Beyond Redemption


Two people who save lives, one by killing and the other through healing, meet up time after time. Angelique Vernet is a doctor who saves lives in war-torn countries. As a rich beautiful blonde female, this is a very risky career choice. She's worked...

What Happens in Scotland


From the first paragraph, it's obvious that Jennifer McQuiston's debut is something special. This is a delightfully funny, heartfelt and marvelously clever story on every level and will doubtless leave readers breathless and craving more. With her...

Penelope


Anya Wylde again makes me laugh, curse, and swoon continuously while reading her newest book, PENELOPE. Penelope's country life has not been easy since her mother died and her father remarried. Her stepmother sees her as nothing more than a financial...

Boys Next Door


BOYS NEXT DOOR is a racy story about new beginnings, temptations, and three sexy, challenging next door neighbors. Farrell moves to her new house in a new town in hopes of starting a new life. Farrell expects some upheaval and challenges and struggles,...

Just What the Truth Is


Is spending the rest of your life with your true love worth changing everything you thought you knew about yourself? Ben Forman has been told his entire life that being gay is wrong. Ben's parents refused to accept that their other son, Noah, was gay...

Brainy and the Beast


He thought he lacked the IQ to keep the hot researcher, but it was his lack of relationship know-how that almost lost him the prize. Nick Shelton is an auto mechanic who is taking care of his teenage nephew, Grant, and running his own business. After...

Emergency Servicing


EMERCENCY SERVICING is a great collection of stories about hot medical professionals working to save lives and find love. In Down to Earth, we get to see how trauma can change someone we thought we knew into a totally different person. When Ryan gets...

Ours


Who's been sleeping in her bed? Sandy is fed up with overprotective men like her father and brothers. That's why when she meets gorgeous self defense instructors Zack and Jake, she tries to steer clear of them. Besides, there is no way they would be...

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