Posts Tagged ‘2013’
Sandy M’s review of Falling for Frederick by Cheryl Bolen Romantic Suspense published by Montlake 8 Jan 13 This is a book I picked up, not intending to review it. But when I began reading the first few pages, just to get a feel for Cheryl Bolen’s writing because I’ve not read her before, I couldn’t [...]
Veena’s review of Blade to the Keep (Rowan Summerwaite, Book 2) by Lauren Dane Fantasy Paranormal Romance published by Carina Press 09 Dec 13 When I first came across this book, I thought it might be a re-print of an older book, but it turns out this is No. 2 in an intriguingly new paranormal series. [...]
Sandy M’s review of Blue Forever (Men in Uniform, Book 3) by Nina Bruhns Romantic Suspense published by Berkley 3 Sep 13 I love a man in uniform. Doesn’t matter what branch of our armed services, a hero like Kiptyn Llowell keeps me reading well into the night. Add an intelligent and witty heroine like [...]
Veena’s review of How to Handle A Highlander (Sutherlands, Book 3) by Mary Wine Historical Romance published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 05 Nov 13 I’ve always been a sucker for Highland men with their sexy brogues, swinging kilts, and let’s not forget what it is they hide under those kilts. Mmm! In addition to the delicious beauty [...]
Dinca’s Duckies Do Series review of Ladies of Impropriety by Bronwyn Scott Historical Romance published by Harlequin Historical July – Aug 13 I really enjoy reading the works of Bronwyn Scott. They are always entertaining with realistic characters, even if they are out of the norm of society.
Veena’s review of Twisted by Laura K. Curtis Romantic Suspense published by Intermix 19 Nov 13 This book starts out with a bang and keeps on going with its various twists and turns about life in a small town where people are few and memories are long. I was fascinated that even people who were [...]
Sandy M’s review of The Bridesmaid by Julia London Contemporary Romance novella published by Sourcebooks 1 Oct 13 I finally opened this delightful novella and was sorry I hadn’t read it sooner. I had such fun with Joe and Kate on their way to Seattle and love. It happens fast, and this is a quick read, [...]
Veena’s review of Fatal Strike (McCloud Brothers, Book 10) by Shannon McKenna Paranormal Romance published by Kensington 24 Sep 13 I didn’t realize that this is the tenth book in an ongoing series, but fortunately I was able to piece together enough of the backstory to not miss not having read the earlier books in the [...]
We so enjoyed having Tracy Garrett with us for the holidays to celebrate her new novella in the western-themed anthology, Wishing for a Cowboy, that hit the shelves in November. Don’t you just love cowboys?
Another huge thanks to Lynn Viehl for her very informative and entertaining guest blog about Victorian Christmases. Don’t know about you, but I learned a lot reading that post!
Veena’s review of Born in Blood (The Sentinels, Book 1) by Alexandra Ivy Paranormal Romance published by Zebra 31 Dec 13 This book marks the beginning of an interesting new paranormal series featuring “freaks” or x-men-like characters with special powers. Callie Brown is a necromancer who’s called in to consult for the police department, when traditional [...]
Stevie‘s review of The Marriage Wager by Jane Ashford Historical Romance published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 05 Nov 13 I wanted to like this book, and the set-up in the first chapter promises even more than the blurb and the title do (although I do find myself wondering who was looking after the hero’s properties while he [...]
Veena’s review of Shadow’s Curse (Imnada Brotherhood, Book 2) by Alexa Egan Paranormal Romance published by Pocket Books 26 Sep 13 I am constantly amazed at the creativity of the authors who write in this genre as they give their own unique twist to the paranormal. We meet wealthy aristocrat David St. Leger in his [...]
Stevie‘s review of The Cupcake Diaries: Spoonful of Christmas (The Cupcake Diaries Book 4) by Darlene Panzera Contemporary Romance published by Avon Impulse 26 Nov 13 Based on the title, I picked this one up expecting to read a US equivalent of the UK’s Jenny Colgan (whose Meet Me at the Cupcake Café has only recently [...]
Sandy M’s review of Wishing for a Cowboy by Adams, Miranda, Garrett, Pierson, McNeal, et al. Historical Western Romance Romance published by Prairie Rose Publications 27 Oct 13 I have to say that this is one of the better anthologies that I’ve read in a long time. Especially considering the fact there are eight authors involved [...]