Posts Tagged ‘Lynne Connolly’

PONDERING: Why I’m Optimistic about the Book Market

Thursday, April 30, 2015 13:00 1 Comment

Tweet When I saw a survey that basically said that because sales of e-readers was declining, so was the market for e-books, I knew expressions of doom and gloom would start to circulate. And they have. Let me tell you why I think this is wrong.

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REVIEW: The Sheikh’s Sinful Seduction by Dani Collins

Saturday, April 25, 2015 0:02 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s Review of The Sheikh’s Sinful Seduction (Seven Sexy Sins, Book 2) by Dani Collins Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Presents 1 Mar 15 Cool title, huh? This book is by one of Harlequin’s newer authors. In fact, it occurs to me that in the past couple of years Harlequin Presents has taken on quite a […]

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REVIEW: Temptation Has Green Eyes by Lynne Connolly

Sunday, February 22, 2015 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Temptation Has Green Eyes (Emperors of London, Book 2) by Lynne Connolly Historical Romance published by Kensington 03 Feb 15 When I read the first book in this series, I found myself longing for more details of the villains’ (yes, that’s multiple villains there) political machinations, and this instalment definitely delivers […]

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REVIEW: Born To Be Wild by Lynne Connolly

Saturday, January 24, 2015 0:00 1 Comment

Tweet Veena’s review of Born To Be Wild (Night Star, Book 6) by Lynne Connolly Contemporary Romance published by Ellora’s Cave 30 Apr 14 Ms. Connolly’s web site classifies this book as an erotic romance, but while there are some amazingly hot encounters between Riku and Cyn, I personally would classify this story as more of […]

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REVIEW: Lightning Unbound by Lynne Connolly

Sunday, December 28, 2014 0:00 1 Comment

Tweet Veena’s review of Lightning Unbound (Even Gods Fall In Love, Book 1) by Lynne Connolly Historical Paranormal Romance published by Samhain Publishing 13 May 14 This is a fantastical tale of Olympians and Titans transplanted into eighteenth century England, living their lives in the guise of English aristocrats.  The Titans want to rule the world and […]

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REVIEW: Rogue in Red Velvet by Lynne Connolly

Thursday, September 18, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Rogue in Red Velvet (Emperors of London, Book 1) by Lynne Connolly Historical Romance published by Lyrical Press 04 Aug 14 Disclaimer: I actually read and enjoyed an early draft of this novel, back when some of the characters were going by different names and not all the subplots were in […]

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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 1 Comment

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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