Posts Tagged ‘Lynne Connolly’

REVIEW: Rogue in Red Velvet by Lynne Connolly

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Rogue in Red Velvet (Emperors of London, Book 1) by Lynne Connolly Historical Romance published by Lyrical Press 04 Aug 14 I have been a part of this pond for almost two years now and I’m sad to report that it’s taken me this long to read the first of what […]

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REVIEW: Bound by the Italian’s Contract by Janette Kenny

Thursday, July 24, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of Bound by the Italian’s Contract by Janette Kenny Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Presents 1 Jul 14 I’ve been a grumpy reviewer recently, and now I’m desperately hunting for a great book I can enthuse about. This, sadly, isn’t the one, but I’m not being as hard as I might otherwise be, […]

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PONDERING: Authors – I Am Not Your Beta Reader

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 13:00 3 Comments

Tweet The writing world is in a state of flux right now, with vociferous advocates in all corners. At the moment all the talk is about Hachette v Amazon. Tomorrow it might be another publisher. Things are changing, that’s for sure. As a writer, I’m lucky because I’m still finding readers. I took the decisions […]

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REVIEW: Scandalize Me by Caitlin Crews

Saturday, July 5, 2014 0:00 2 Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of Scandalize Me (Fifth Avenue Trilogy, Book 2) by Caitlin Crews Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Presents 1 Jul 14 When I first saw the covers for this trilogy, I wondered if Harlequin was yet again bringing a new look to its flagship Presents/Modern line. When I read the first book, I kind of […]

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REVIEW: The Art of Trusting a Greek Billionaire by Marian Tee

Sunday, June 29, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of The Art of Trusting a Greek Billionaire by Marian Tee Contemporary Romance published by Jaded Speck Publishing, December 2013 I’m currently going through the 99 cent and free books I grabbed greedily when they first started coming out. With most of them I’m reading a page or two and removing them […]

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REVIEW: The Playboy’s Lesson by Melanie Milburne

Saturday, June 21, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of The Playboy’s Lesson by Melanie Milburne Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Presents May 2014 Melanie Milburne is a great author, but this isn’t one of her best books. The unconvincing characters and the anemic plot don’t make for a compelling read.

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PONDERING: RT Booklovers’ Convention, Part Three – the Booksigning

Sunday, May 25, 2014 13:00 No Comments

Tweet There’s been some controversy about the booksigning, so it deserves a post to itself. This turned out to be the biggest booksigning ever, anywhere, Guinness Book of Records-worthy. So there were problems. But there were also successes.

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PONDERING: RT Booklovers’ Convention Part Deux – The Convention

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 14:00 No Comments

Tweet On with the motley!

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PONDERING: RT Convention Part One – N’Awlins

Monday, May 19, 2014 13:00 1 Comment

Tweet I have my reports! RT was just too mad for me to do a daily blog, and at the end of every day I was wiped, so I made notes, so here they are.

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REVIEW: A SEAL’s Kiss by Tawny Weber

Monday, March 31, 2014 0:00 Comments Off

Tweet 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 […]

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REVIEW: Rock It by Jennifer Chance

Monday, March 24, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet 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: Pregnant by Morning by Kat Cantrell

Sunday, March 16, 2014 0:00 1 Comment

Tweet LynneC’s review of Pregnant by Morning by Kat Cantrell Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Desire 1 Jan 14 I really enjoyed this book. The blurb to this is one of the most misleading I’ve read for a while, as is the title. Plus it’s a spoiler, since the pregnancy doesn’t happen until late in […]

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REVIEW: Defiant in the Desert by Sharon Kendrick

Saturday, March 8, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of Defiant in the Desert by Sharon Kendrick Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Presents 1 Dec 13 Sharon Kendrick’s Defiant in the Desert is definitely a book of two halves, as our football pundits over here have it. I nearly stopped reading after the first few chapters, and the dislike engendered for […]

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REVIEW: Expecting a Bolton Baby by Sarah M. Anderson

Saturday, March 1, 2014 0:00 1 Comment

Tweet LynneC’s review of Expecting a Bolton Baby (Bolton Brothers, Book 3) by Sarah M. Anderson Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Desire 1 Nov 13 At last, a book I enjoyed thoroughly and lost time in. I thought this year was a plethora of C reads. Had I lost my enthusiasm for Presents and Desire books? […]

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REVIEW: Do or Die by Suzanne Brockmann

Monday, February 17, 2014 0:00 1 Comment

Tweet LynneC’s review of Do or Die (Reluctant Heroes, Book 1) by Suzanne Brockmann Romantic Suspense published by Ballantine Books 4 Feb 14 Where do I start? Ah, with backstory. I really love Suzanne Brockmann’s books. I loved the Team Ten series she did for Harlequin and the Troubleshooters series. I read every one, and […]

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