Posts Tagged ‘Sandy M’
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 – [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Sandy M’s review of Beach Plum Island by Holly Robinson Women’s Fiction published by NAL 1 Apr 14 What a great cast of characters Holly Robinson has created in this fun and touching novel. Three sisters from a fallen-apart family try to figure out their dynamics as they unravel their father’s dying words.
Anne-Marie Casey was a script editor and producer of prime time television drama for ten years before becoming a writer full time. She has written scripts for films and television series in the UK and Ireland and her stage adaptation of Little Women enjoyed a sell-out run with rave reviews. So given her background in [...]
Sandy M’s review of No One Could Have Guessed the Weather by Anne-Marie Casey Women’s Fiction published by Berkley Trade 1 Apr 14 I’ve been trying to read outside my romance box lately and have, so far, had pretty good success. So I’m a bit surprised at my reaction to this book, so much so that [...]
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 [...]
Sandy M’s review of Shadow Spell (Cousins O’Dwyer, Book 2) by Nora Roberts Paranormal Romance published by Berkley 25 Mar 14 As much as I enjoy the stories Nora Roberts always comes up with, it’s her characters who always steal the show and make me love her books every single time. Though my favorite character of [...]
Theirs to Cherish is the eighth contemporary erotic romance in bestselling author Shayla Black‘s Wicked Lovers series. Shayla is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 30 sizzling contemporary, erotic, paranormal, and historical romances. She lives in Texas with her husband, munchkin, and one very spoiled cat. In her “free” time, she enjoys reality TV, reading, [...]
Sandy M’s review of Baby, It’s Cold Outside by HelenKay Dimon Contemporary Romance published by Samhain 25 Feb 14 I’ve groused in a few reviews that I’m sometimes not happy with stories that make me wait until the last quarter of the book for the hero and heroine to hit the sheets. I’m all for sexual [...]
Sandy M’s review of Some Like It Wild (Wild Ones, Book 3) by M. Leighton Contemporary Erotic Romance published by Berkley 4 Mar 13 So far I’ve really enjoyed all of M. Leighton’s books that I’ve read over the past year. I especially enjoyed Trick, the hero of the first book in this series, The Wild [...]
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Sandy M’s review of Steal Me, Cowboy by Kim Boykin Contemporary Romance published by Tule Publishing Group 28 Dec 13 I’m a huge sucker for a sexy cowboy, so you can imagine my delight at all the new fun coming out of Tule Publishing Group with their western-themed series taking place in Montana. This is just [...]
Sandy M’s review of Back to You (Coming Home, Book 4) by Jessica Scott Contemporary Romance published by Forever 7 Jan 14 I discovered Jessica Scott when I read her I’ll Be Home for Christmas during the past holiday season, and I fell in love with her military heroes. Since I can’t get to the earlier [...]