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Thursday, 09 February 2017 20:11

Review: Fury on Fire by Sophie Jodan

FuryonFireFury of Fire by Sophie Jordan (contemporary, Avon, January 2017)

 

Series: book 3, Devil’s Rock

 

Summary:
When you live next door to the big bad wolf . . .

After years in prison, North Callaghan is finally free. But the demons haunting him still make him feel like a caged beast. He loses himself in work and hard living, coming up for air only to bed any willing woman to cross his path. So when his new neighbor snares his interest, he decides to add another notch to his bedpost. The only problem? Faith Walters is a white picket fence kind of girl.

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SilverBellesSilver Belles: An Over-40 Holiday Anthology (anthology, December 2016)

 

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Summary:
Modern women can have it all, they say. But "they" don't ever explain how. All too often, love gets sacrificed to careers, to children, to art. In these five brand new stories, women from all walks of life discover love long after having given it up for lost.

 
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Monday, 14 November 2016 20:13

Review: Once Upon a Christmas anthology

OnceUponChristmasOnce Upon a Christmas: A Wynter Family Saga anthology (historical, contemporary, November 2016, Vauxhall Vixens)

 

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Summary:
The holidays are a time for family, celebration--and the Dukes of Ravenglass to fall in love. Spend the Christmas season with the Wynter family, as the Dukes of Ravenglass find their happily-ever-afters in this delightful, heartfelt collection that spans from the Regency era to the present day.

 
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Monday, 12 September 2016 18:38

Review: Rhapsody by Cecilia London

RhapsodyRhapsody by Cecilia London (contemporary, September 2016, self published)

 

Series: The Bellator Saga, book 5

 

Summary:
"I'm never going to stop loving you, Caroline. It's just not possible."

 

Major Caroline Gerard returns from a dangerous mission battered and bruised. Terrified to confront the emotional and physical gap between her and her husband, she's determined to do whatever it takes to avoid reality.

 

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Theory of DevianceThe Theory of Deviance by Rebecca Grace Allen (new adult, erotic, Samhain, August 2016)

 

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Series: Portland Rebels, book 3

 

Summary:
Deviance is unacceptable. It's taboo. And it's the one thing he's always wanted.

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Tuesday, 05 July 2016 17:46

Review: What Remains by Garrett Leigh

WhatRemainsWhat Remains by Garrett Leigh (Riptide Publishing, July 4, 2016, $6.99, 283pp)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29317012-what-remains

 

Summary:

Web designer Jodi Peters is a solitary creature. Lunch twice a week with his ex-girlfriend-turned-BFF and the occasional messy venture to a dodgy gay bar is all the company he needs, right?

 

Then one night he stumbles across newly divorced firefighter Rupert O’Neil. Rupert is lost and lonely, but just about the sweetest bloke Jodi has ever known. Add in the heady current between them, and Jodi can’t help falling hard in love. He offers Rupert a home within the walls of his cosy Tottenham flat—a sanctuary to nurture their own brand of family—and for four blissful years, life is never sweeter.

 

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YoungTeacherYoung Teacher by Bobbi Ruggiero (contemporary, self published, March 2016)

 

Summary:
Control freak Julia Powers hates surprises. With the skills of a ninja, she keeps her ad business and personal life in perfect order. Matthew Gordon wants nothing more than for his band Joyride to go national. While he waits for his big break, he spends his days working in a sandwich shop—a job he loathes—and teaching guitar on the side—a job he loves. His days get a bit more interesting when a mysterious woman comes in for lunch. Imagine his surprise when she shows up at his door for guitar lessons. Unfortunately, Julia can’t play guitar to save her life, and her frustration threatens to ruin any chance of her finding happiness. Will he ever be able to teach her that she’s perfect just as she is?

 

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allchainedupAll Chained Up by Sophie Jordan (contemporary, Avon Impulse, March 2016)

 

Series: A Devil’s Rock Novel, book 1

 

Summary:
There are bad boys and then there are the men of Devil’s Rock . . .

Some men come with a built-in warning label. Knox Callaghan is one of them. Danger radiates from every lean, muscled inch of him, and his deep blue eyes seem to see right through to Briar Davis’s most secret fantasies. But there’s one major problem: Briar is a nurse volunteering at the local prison, and Knox is an inmate who should be off-limits in every way.

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NobodyButYouNobody But You by Jill Shalvis (contemporary, Forever, March 2016)

 

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Series: Cedar Ridge book 3

 

Summary:
SOMETIMES YOU CAN GO HOME AGAIN . . .

After an overseas mission goes wrong, Army Special Forces officer Jacob Kincaid knows where he must go to make things right: back home to the tiny town of Cedar Ridge, Colorado. All he needs to scrub away his painful past is fresh mountain air, a lakeside cabin, and quiet solitude. But what he discovers is a gorgeous woman living on a boat at his dock.

 

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notamistakeNot A Mistake by Amber Belldene (contemporary, self published, March 2016)

 

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Series: Hot Under Her Collar, book one

 

Summary:
Sometimes a scandal isn't a sin...

 

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