Posts Tagged ‘Bev(QB)’
Long before I discovered epubs, I was reading Black Lace novels. Now celebrating their 15th anniversary, this U.K. publisher is known for its intelligent erotic stories for women such as the brilliant Black Lace classics Menage by Emma Holly (now a Virgin Cheek title), Continuum by Portia Da Costa, and one of my favorite books [...]
BevQB‘s review of Phantasmagoria by Madelynne Ellis Historical erotic romance released by Virgin Black Lace 29 Apr 08 Chosen to kick off the 15th Anniversary celebration of Virgin Black Lace, this surprising sequel to A Gentleman’s Wager (reviewed here) is an emotionally wrenching, dark journey through the death of a relationship. Phantasmagoria isn’t a book [...]
BevQB’s review of One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, Book 2) by Jeaniene Frost Paranormal romance/urban fantasy released by Avon Books 29 Apr 08 PHEW! If you thought Book 1 in the Night Huntress series, Halfway to the Grave (reviewed here), was a page turner, wait till you read this one! Warning: mild spoilers [...]
BevQB’s review of Fairy Dust by Tielle St. Clare Erotic fantasy ebook released by Ellora’s Cave 2 Apr 08 So what happens when a Fairy Godmother wants to give even HAPPIER Ever Afters? When she decides that the story shouldn’t END with a kiss, but rather that a kiss should be just the first step [...]
BevQB’s review of A Gentleman’s Wager by Madelynne Ellis Erotic historical romance re-released by Virgin Black Lace on 1 Apr 08 First published in the UK in May 2003, A Gentleman’s Wager is being re-released with a luscious new cover and a perfect new tag line: Pride and Decadence. Set in North Yorkshire, near Richmond, England, [...]
BevQB’s review of Raine: The Lords of Satyr (Book 2) by Elizabeth Amber Fantasy historical erotic romance released by Aphrodisia 1 Mar 08 It wasn’t until a few of you honorary duckies started quacking about how grossed out turned off you were by this book that my interest was piqued. You see, in Nicholas: The Lords [...]
BevQB’s review of Challenge Protocol by Dawn Ryder Contemporary erotic romance ebook released by Ellora’s Cave 15 Mar 08 Gee, this sequel to the slipshod Outside Protocol (Ellora’s Cave, March 2007) did not COMPLETELY suck!
BevQB’s review of The Beast in Him (Pride, Book 2) by Shelly Laurenston Paranormal romance released by Kensington Brava on 25 Mar 08 We first met alpha wolf shifter and former Navy SEAL, Bobby Ray Smith (Smitty), in Laurenston’s double novella, The Mane Event. Along with his sister Sissy Mae and other pack members, Smitty broke from [...]
BevQB’s review of Kiss of the Highlander (The Highlander Series, Book 4) by Karen Marie Moning, narrated by Phil Gigante Paranormal historical timetravel fantasy romance Audio Book released by Brilliance Audio on 20 Jan 08 Kiss of the Highlander in audio format is the perfect mating of story and storyteller and I can’t imagine merely reading [...]
From the “OMG That’s So Freakin’… uh… NOT All That Exciting” News File:
…aka, They Interrupted My Snarkfest to Give Out Some Stoopid Ol’ Moovee Awards! You know what? I really didn’t have a clue what movies were nominated. I DID know that I hadn’t seen a single one. I don’t LIKE going to movie theaters. First of all, it’s too dark to read a book, but the [...]
Bev(QB)’s review of Mona Lisa Craving (Monére: Children of the Moon, Book 5) by Sunny Paranormal Fantasy romance released 2 Jan 08 by Berkley Trade Well, hell. NOW what am I supposed to do? It’s just no fun reading these Sunny books if she’s not gonna amuse me with the “Which scene in which LKH book [...]
Think the Oscars or Grammies for audio books. [Ed. (a.k.a. Gwen): Phil Gigante's luscious voice is nominated! Read on...] From the APA website: “APA ANNOUNCES THE AUDIES® FINALISTS IN 29 CATEGORIES – Winners to be Announced at Audies Gala in Los Angeles The Audio Publishers Association (APA) will host The Audies®, awards for excellence in [...]
Bev(QB)’s review of Ensnared by Innocence by Larissa Lyons Paranormal historical eNovella published 23 Jan 08 by Ellora’s Cave Regency, Shapeshifter, Spicy (EC rating= S-ensuous). Was there any doubt that I would succumb to the lure of this EC blurb? But, I’m glad I did.
Kiss of the Highlander by Karen Marie Moning, narrated by Phil Gigante Historical Fantasy Audio Book released 20 Jan 08 by Brilliance Audio This is the fourth audio book release in KMM’s Highlanders series and centers on Drustan MacKelter and Gwen Cassidy. Containing both paranormal and fantasy (fae) elements, “Kiss” is set, through time travel, [...]