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Thursday, 21 February 2013 19:47

Review: Platinum

Written by Jennifer Porter

Platinum“Platinum” by Jeffe Kennedy (erotic, Carina, February 2013, $2.99, 117pp)

 

Series: Book 2, Facets of Passion

 

Summary:
Althea Grant's Charleston gallery might be suffering from the bad economy, and her artistic aspirations have gone nowhere, but she's doing just fine, thank you. When bad-boy sculptor Steel rides up on his motorcycle looking to rent studio space, his infusion of cash is more than welcome. But his art is raw, visceral, sexual—and completely inappropriate for her pastel world of watercolor landscapes.

 

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 20:15

Review: How to Misbehave

Written by Jennifer Porter

HowToMisbehaveSmaller“How to Misbehave” by Ruthie Knox (contemporary novella, Loveswept, January 2013, $0.99, 121pp)

 

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Series: a novella introducing the Camelot series

 

Summary:
As program director for the Camelot Community Center, Amber Clark knows how to keep her cool. That is, until a sudden tornado warning forces her to take shelter in a darkened basement with a hunk of man whose sex appeal green lights her every fantasy. With a voice that would melt chocolate, he asks her if she is okay. Now she's hot all over and wondering: How does a girl make a move? 

 

Saturday, 16 February 2013 18:45

Romance Crack: Eye of the Storm

Written by Jennifer Porter

eyeofthestorm“Eye of the Storm” by Monette Michaels (romantic suspense, Liquid Silver, April 2010, $5.99, 364pp)

 

Series: Security Specialists International, book 1

 

Summary:
Keely Walsh has three doctorates, five older brothers and has never met a situation she couldn't handle. While consulting with the NSA, she discovers sensitive government information indicating her brother, a private security operative, is in danger. Keely travels to the dangerous Triple Frontier in South America to warn him and his colleagues and finds the last thing she expects--a man who sends icy shivers down her spine even as he lights every one of her fires.

Saturday, 16 February 2013 15:26

Review: Die for Me

Written by Jennifer Porter

die-for-me“Die for Me” by Cynthia Eden (romantic suspense, Montlake, February 2013, $12.99, 358pp)

 

Summary:
She thought her fiancé was the perfect man—until he turned out to be the perfect killer…

 

Katherine Cole is running for her life, desperate to escape the Valentine Killer—so-called because he stabs his victims through the heart and leaves them holding a telltale single red rose. Still he tracks her to New Orleans and begins carving a bloody path to her door. But this time, Katherine refuses to run any farther. This time, she’ll do anything to stop the madman she once loved, even trust the sexy cop promising to keep her safe…

 

Friday, 15 February 2013 20:14

Review: Crystal Cove

Written by Jennifer Porter

crystalcove“Crystal Cove” by Lisa Kleypas (contemporary w/ paranormal elements, St. Martin’s Griffin, February 2013, $14.99, 336pp)

 

Series: Friday Harbor, book 4

 

Summary:
In New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas's Crystal Cove, Justine Hoffman has made a comfortable life for herself on the island of Friday Harbor. She is the proprietor of a successful boutique hotel, and she has the safe, predictable life she has always wanted. Growing up with her flighty, nomadic mother, Marigold, has instilled in her a deep longing for stability. But in spite of everything Justine has achieved, there is still something missing. Love. And after years of waiting and dreaming, she is willing to do whatever it takes to change her destiny.

 

Thursday, 14 February 2013 19:04

Review: Once a Brat

Written by Jennifer Porter

OnceABrat 500x750“Once a Brat” by Kim Dare (erotic, m/m, Riptide, February 2013, $3.99, 714kb)

 

Series: prequel to Kinky Cupid books

 

Summary:
Experienced dominant Marcus Tremayne has a stalker. On the plus side, the boy following him around his local leather club is gorgeous and a self-professed submissive. Unfortunately, he’s also inexperienced, bratty, and liable to drive Marcus insane within his incessant chatter and questions.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 19:27

Review: My Wicked Valentine

Written by Jennifer Porter

MyWickedValentine“My Wicked Valentine” by Ann Mayburn (erotic, Loose Id, February 2013, $6.99, 198pp)

 

Series: Book 1 of Club Wicked books

 

Summary:
Lucia Roa needs a miracle to keep her fledgling event planning business from going under. When she gets word about the opportunity of a lifetime to do a Valentine's Day party for an elite club in Washington D.C. she jumps at the chance. It's not until afterward, that she learns the party isn't for just any club, it's for the premier private BDSM club, Wicked. Desperate to make the social and professional connections that this job would offer, she agrees to a most unconventional and risqué business arrangement with the handsomest man she's ever met.

Monday, 11 February 2013 20:20

Review: The Earl in My Bed

Written by Jennifer Porter

EarlInMyBed“The Earl in My Bed” by Sophie Jordan (historical, Avon, February 2013, $1.99, 80pp)

 

Series: A novella in the Forgotten Princesses series

 

Summary:
Intended for one man ...

All her life, everyone assumed Paget Ellsworth, the vicar’s daughter, would marry the Earl of Winningham’s youngest son. And when he left for war with his older brother, Jamie, words and promises were not necessary. She would wait.

 

Monday, 11 February 2013 12:33

Romance Crack: Taboo

Written by Jennifer Porter

Taboo“Taboo” by Olivia Rupprecht (contemporary, Loveswept, March 1991, $2.50, 192pp)

 

Summary:
Too close for comfort...

They had been raised as brother and sister since Cammie Walker lost her family in a deadly car crash. Little did she realize that Grant Kennedy had wanted to be anything but a brother since she took up residence in his heart when she moved into his childhood home.

But when fate intervenes and frees him from years of stolen touches, Cammie must decide if she can forfeit the only family she has left in exchange for a lover who is strictly taboo…

 

Sunday, 10 February 2013 17:42

Review: Game for Marriage

Written by Jennifer Porter

GameForMarriage“Game for Marriage” by Karen Erickson (contemporary, Entangled, January 2013, $2.99, 160pp)

 

Summary:
He’s going in deep to make her his…

Struggling artist Sheridan Harper never imagined she’d spend a sizzling night with Jared Quinn, the smoking-hot star quarterback of her local professional football team, the San Jose Hawks. And she’s even more shocked when Jared’s publicist offers her a proposition: a fake marriage to keep Jared out of the gossip mags. Being that close to Jared would be too tempting, so to protect her heart, she insists on secretly including a clause forbidding sex between them.

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