Posts Tagged ‘Contemporary Romance’

REVIEW: What a Bride Wants by Kelly Hunter

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Sandy M’s review of What a Bride Wants (The Great Wedding Giveaway, Book 1) by Kelly Hunter Contemporary Romance published by Tule Publishing Group 28 Mar 14 These books coming from Tule Publishing Group are why I read romance. To me, they’re updated versions of those books I read back in the ’70s and ’80s – [...]

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REVIEW: Sheikh’s Scandal by Lucy Monroe

Saturday, April 19, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Veena’s review of Sheikhs Scandal (The Chatsfield, Book 1) by Lucy Monroe Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Presents 15 Apr 14 This book kicks off a multi-author series featuring the Chatsfields. Aaliyah Amari is the illegitimate daughter of Gene Chatsfield. With her mother’s death she wants to find a way to connect with her father, [...]

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REVIEW: The Collector by Nora Roberts

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 0:23 No Comments

Sandy M’s review of The Collector by Nora Roberts Contemporary Romance published by Putnam Adult 15 Apr 14 I doubt there’s a superlative, adjective, or any string of words that haven’t been used to describe Nora Roberts’ books over her very long career. Though I’ve been reading her work for quite a while now, there was [...]

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REVIEW: Texas Hold’em by Christie Craig

Saturday, April 12, 2014 0:00 1 Comment

Sandy M’s review of Texas Hold’em (Hotter in Texas, Book 3) by Christie Craig Contemporary Romance published by Hachett Book Group 28 Jan 14 I absolutely love the way Christie Craig meshes humor with romantic suspense, along with all the denial and angst a man goes through when it’s beginning to dawn on him there’s a [...]

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DDS REVIEW: The Weekday Brides Series by Catherine Bybee

Thursday, April 10, 2014 0:00 4 Comments

Stevie’s Duckies Do Series review of The Weekday Brides Series by Catherine Bybee Contemporary Romance published by Montlake Romance I really shouldn’t have enjoyed this series as much as I did. The first book in particular made some glaringly wrong assumptions about the British aristocracy and inheritance laws, most of which could have been quickly [...]

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REVIEW: Where Aspens Quake by Tory Cates

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Sandy M’s review of Where Aspens Quake by Tory Cates Contemporary Romance published by Simon and Schuster Digital Sales 25 Mar 14 From the title to the cover to the blurb of this book, I had high hopes for it being a good emotional read. Once I started reading, however, I had the feeling maybe this [...]

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REVIEW: Thrown for a Curve by Sugar Jamison

Monday, April 7, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Stevie‘s review of Thrown for a Curve (Perfect Fit Series, Book 2) by Sugar Jamison Contemporary Romance published by St. Martin’s Paperbacks 25 Feb 14 I wanted to like this book, I really did, and it had some good points: mostly in the form of the heroine’s grandmother and their dog in the first part [...]

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REVIEW: Jaded by Anne Calhoun

Saturday, April 5, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Veena’s review of Jaded (Walkers Ford, Book 2) by Anne Calhoun Contemporary Erotic Romance published by Berkley 4 Feb 14 A new author for me helping me to hold to my resolution of a minimum of one or two new authors a month. A complicated story about two characters who would’ve never met if their lives [...]

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REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: The Day He Kissed Her by Juliana Stone

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 0:00 9 Comments

Veena’s review of The Day He Kissed Her (Bad Boys of Crystal Lake, Book 3) by Juliana Stone Contemporary Romance published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 1 Apr 14 Juliana Stone has the knack of sucking a reader into her story, whether she’s writing about small-town America or the world stage of paranormal creatures. The bad boys of [...]

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REVIEW: A SEAL’s Kiss by Tawny Weber

Monday, March 31, 2014 0:00 No Comments

LynneC’s review of A SEAL’s Kiss by Tawny Weber Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Blaze 1 Apr 14 Aidan is a SEAL, and he’s known Sage all her life. They’re very good friends, but they’ve never taken the ultimate step. Sage is a flake, or so the text tells us. When we meet her first, [...]

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REVIEW: Reaper’s Legacy by Joanna Wylde

Sunday, March 30, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Stevie‘s review of Reaper’s Legacy (Reapers MC, Book 2) by Joanna Wylde Contemporary Romance published by Berkley 28 Jan 14 Biker culture is popular in fiction and televised entertainment, and I’m far from immune to its appeal. Trouble is, I may be the wrong audience for a lot of motorcycle romances – I watch series [...]

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REVIEW: Unwound by Lorelei James

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 0:07 2 Comments

Sandy M’s review of Unwound (Mastered Series, Book 2) by Lorelei James Contemporary Erotic Romance published by NAL 25 Mar 14 Ronin Black knows he has a steep hill in front of him. Hell, it’s actually a mountain. After screwing up the best thing in his life in Bound, the first book in this duet, and [...]

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REVIEW: Rock It by Jennifer Chance

Monday, March 24, 2014 0:00 No Comments

LynneC’s review of Rock It (Rulebreakers, Book 1) by Jennifer Chance New Adult published by Loveswept 4 Mar 14 This is the first book by Jennifer Chance that I’ve read. I’m afraid it didn’t work for me.

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REVIEW: Searching for Someday by Jennifer Probst

Sunday, March 23, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Veena’s review of Searching for Someday (Searching For, Book 1) by Jennifer Probst Contemporary Romamce published by Gallery Books 26 Nov 13 A professional matchmaker with a touch of magic to help connect two souls who are meant to be together happily ever after. A workaholic divorce lawyer who lives with the ugly truth of what [...]

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REVIEW: Twisted by Laura K. Curtis

Saturday, March 22, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Stevie‘s review of Twisted by Laura K. Curtis Contemporary Romantic Suspense published by Intermix 19 Nov 13 I love mystery stories with or without a central romance, and even those with no romantic elements, although generally I find I prefer cosies, thrillers and police procedurals to romantic suspense – not that I’m going to rely [...]

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