Posts Tagged ‘Harlequin’

REVIEW: Risk Taker by Lindsay McKenna

Sunday, March 2, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Veena’s review of Risk Taker (Shadow Warriors, Book 3) by Lindsay McKenna Military Romance published by Harlequin Romantic Suspense 04 Feb 14 She’s a kick-ass pilot who takes insane chances to rescue wounded service men in the Afghani war zone. Being a part of SEAL Team Six, risk is his middle name. Even so, they [...]

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REVIEW: Two of a Kind by Susan Mallery

Friday, August 16, 2013 0:00 2 Comments

Veena’s review of Two of a Kind (Fool’s Gold, Book 11) by Susan Mallery Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin 25 Jun 13 So we’re back in the town of Fool’s Gold with socially awkward brilliant Felicia and tortured hunk Gideon. Hats off to this author who has been able keep each book so fresh and [...]

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PONDERING: Response from Harlequin

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:00 4 Comments

Melanie Dulos of Harlequin kindly gave us permission to quote this letter, sent in response to my Pondering of last week.

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PONDERING: Harlequin Profits Plummet

Monday, August 5, 2013 12:28 3 Comments

This is disturbing news. Harlequin profits right down, even lower than expected.

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PONDERING: When is a Trope not a Trope?

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:00 10 Comments

It’s been a puzzle for a while – when does a trope turn into one person’s intellectual property? A judgment in Texas has recently come closer to the answer.

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REVIEW: Handpicked Husband by Winnie Griggs

Sunday, February 17, 2013 1:00 No Comments

Dinca’s review of Handpicked Husband (Texas Grooms, Book 1) by Winnie Griggs Inspirational Historical Romance published by Harlequin Love Inspired 4 Sep 12 Well, nobody is perfect! These two people take a new look at the world though the eyes of the other and work their way through the shadows that obscure any future happiness they [...]

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PONDERING: What’s happening in publishing?

Monday, January 14, 2013 13:00 No Comments

Recently I’ve self-published a few backlist titles, and my, do they do well! These books are already professionally edited, so all I had to do was reformat and find a new book cover. So, reluctantly, I’ve had to climb down from my writer’s cave and get back into promotion and marketing.

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DDS REVIEW: The Kelley Legacy by Various Authors

Saturday, June 16, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Dinca’s Duckies Do Series review of The Kelley Legacy by Ferrarella, Cornelison, Barrett, Cassidy, Kennedy & Dees Romantic Suspense published by Harlequin Romantic Suspense The Kelley Legacy Series has a really good story arc with authors I have enjoyed in the past. But the series has the feel of having been rushed to print and [...]

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REVIEW: Sworn To Protect by Kimberly Van Meter

Saturday, February 18, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Dinca’s review of Sworn To Protect by Kimberly Van Meter Romantic Suspense published by Harlequin Romantic Suspense 21 Jun 11 A romantic suspense set on an Indian reservation, this traumatic, heartwarming story will fill you with a wide range of emotions as you discover the true identity of the evil that awaits.

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DDS REVIEW: Turner Brothers Series by Courtney Milan

Thursday, February 16, 2012 1:00 3 Comments

C2′s Duckies Do Series Review of Turner Brothers Series by Courtney Milan Historical Romance Published by HQN In her Turner series, Courtney Milan tells the stories of three brothers (with very unusual first names) whose lives are shaped by their troubled mother.  How each brother is affected and how each chooses to live his life [...]

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REVIEW: A Mother’s Homecoming by Tanya Michaels

Saturday, January 7, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Dinca’s review of A Mother’s Homecoming by Tanya Michaels Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin American Romance 2 Aug 11 If you like a lot of “the way we were and could be again” in your story, this book might be for you. At first it read like an autobiography of a recovering alcoholic which is not [...]

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REVIEW: The Substitute Bride by Janet Dean

Sunday, December 11, 2011 1:00 No Comments

Dinca’s review of The Substitute Bride by Janet Dean Love Imspired Historical published by Harleqin 9 February 2010 This is one of the best mail-order bride stories I have read. I find the plot innovative with lots of twist and turns. Ted and Elizabeth each have a secret they don’t want to share.

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REVIEW: Marriage by Solution by Megan Kelly

Saturday, June 25, 2011 1:00 No Comments

Dinca’s review of Marriage by Solution by Megan Kelly Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin American Romance 3 May 11 This is a good story with singles, family, and no whining – even from the kids. I thoroughly enjoyed this tale and it is believable to boot. Megan Kelly does a wonderful job of setting the stage [...]

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REVIEW: The Cowboy’s Triplets by Tina Leonard

Sunday, June 19, 2011 1:00 No Comments

Dinca’s review of The Cowboy’s Triplets (Callahan Cowboys, Book 1) by Tina Leonard Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin American Romance 3 May 11 This story is a disaster waiting to happen and I am looking forward to all of them. There is a lot of plot planning for the saga that keeps the storyline going and [...]

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REVIEW: The Darkest Secret by Gena Showalter

Saturday, June 18, 2011 1:00 No Comments

C2’s review of The Darkest Secret (Lords of the Underworld, Book 7) by Gena Showalter Paranormal Romance published by HQN 29 March 11 Gena Showalter’s Lords of the Underworld series has a very interesting basis, I’ve always thought.  In her world, Pandora’s Box held demons and when the demons were released, rather than all flying [...]

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