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Sunday, 10 February 2013 17:42

Review: Game for Marriage

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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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 08:58

Review: Downfall of a Good Girl

downfall good girl"Downfall of a Good Girl" by Kimberly Lang (contemporary romance, Harlequin Kiss, January 2013, $2.59, 224pp) 

 

Series: The LaBlanc sisters, 2 books

 

Summary:
"Why would you decide to seduce me? And why now after all these years?"

 

Southern debutante Vivienne LaBlanc can't believe bad-boy rock star Connor Mansfield is back in town for the New Orleans annual Saints and Sinners pageant. He has a reputation as wicked as his devilish smile, and Vivi has no intention of becoming one of his latest groupies!

 

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Saturday, 02 February 2013 16:38

Romance Crack: The Seduction of His Wife

seductionbookcover“The Seduction of His Wife” by Janet Chapman (contemporary, Pocket, June 2006, $7.99, 368pp)

 

Series: The Loggers, book 1

 

Summary:
He set out to seduce her for all the wrong reasons -- but found himself falling in love with her for all the right ones.

 

Alex Knight is dead -- or so everyone thinks. A widowed logger baron with a risk-taking streak, he took on a South American engineering project and was reported dead after a rebel attack. So when he turns up back in Maine very much alive, his grieving family is shocked. But the biggest shock is Alex's, when he discovers he's now married -- to a woman he's never met.

 

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Thursday, 31 January 2013 18:15

Review: Second Chance at Forever

SecondChanceatForeverCoverArt72dpi“Second Chance at Forever” by Heather Lire (contemporary, Desert Breeze, February 2013, $4.99, 94pp)

 

Series: Holiday Vermont, book one

 

Summary:
When Morgan Sanderson left her grandparent’s anniversary party, she had no idea how much the previous week would impact her life. Four years later she’s living a content life, teaching literature and being the best mom she can be, even if she knows something is missing. That thing being the one person she can’t forgive and yet can’t get over.

 

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Monday, 14 January 2013 13:52

Review: At His Majesty's Request

 At-His-Majestys-Request-Full-191x300“At His Majesty’s Request” by Maisey Yates (contemporary, Harlequin Presents, January 2013, $4.99, 192pp)

 

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Summary:
Marry the jaded prince and receive a title, a small island, a castle and a tiara.

 

Matchmaker extraordinaire Jessica Carter arranges marriages that work. And that is exactly what Prince Drakos is looking for. The last thing he needs is someone as unsuitable as her…but none of the beautiful socialites paraded before him excite Stavros as Jessica does.

 

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Tuesday, 08 January 2013 20:55

Review: Mystic Cowboy

MysticCowboy300“Mystic Cowboy” by Sarah M. Anderson (contemporary, Samhain, January 2013, $5.50, 325pp)

 

Series: Men of White Sandy, Book 1

 

Summary:
Just who does Rebel Runs Fast think he is? Dr. Madeline Mitchell, the new doctor on the White Sandy Lakota Indian Reservation, knows there’s a good answer to that question. Somewhere.

 

Sure, the Lakota medicine man is every cowboy-and-Indian fantasy she ever had, but he sends patients to sweat lodges instead of clinical trials, talks them out of flu vaccines. Even more irritating, he makes her heart race.

 

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Sunday, 23 December 2012 19:30

Review: One Hit Wonder

OneHitWonder“One Hit Wonder” by Elyssa Patrick (contemporary, self-published, December 2012, $0.99, 20,000words)

 

Summary:
Jane Timmons has two weeks to . . .
1. Keep her distance from her sexy boss, the once famous pop singer, Damon Suarez.
2. Stay firm. No kissing allowed!
3. And not let Damon know she loves him.

Damon Suarez has two weeks to . . .
1. Convince Jane to not quit.
2. Stage a comeback and be more than a one hit wonder.
3. Win Jane's heart--no matter what it takes.

 

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Monday, 17 December 2012 20:43

Review: Under the Mistletoe

Under-the-Mistletoe-cover-200x322“Under the Mistletoe” by Jill Shalvis (contemporary, Forever Yours, December 2012, $1.99, 14,000 words)

 

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Series: Lucky Harbor

 

Summary:
JUST ONE MORE KISS

There's no place like home for the holidays. And the Lucky Harbor Bed & Breakfast is bursting with festive lights and good cheer. But for Mia, Christmas is turning out to be anything other than merry and bright. Her recent break-up with her boyfriend Nick has made her return bittersweet. But then a surprise arrives, when Nick follows her to town bearing gifts-and asking for forgiveness.

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Tuesday, 04 December 2012 20:11

Review: His Christmas Wish

HisChristmasWish“His Christmas Wish” by Marquita Valentine (contemporary novella, self-published, November 2012, $1.99, 95pp)

 

Series: A Holland Springs holiday novella

 

Summary:
There's no time like the Present...

War Hero, Joaquin Morales, returns to Holland Springs after years of estrangement from his family...and his wife. His new mission: To convince his wife that they have a Future together.

Falling in love with her husband for the second time was *not* a part of Sage Caswell's plans for the Holiday Season. She's convinced that what they had belongs in the Past.

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Wednesday, 28 November 2012 21:08

Review: Far from Perfect

FarfromPerfect“Far from Perfect” by Barbara Longley (contemporary, Montlake, October 2012, $12.95p/$3.99e, 350pp)

 

Series: Perfect, Indiana, book one

 

Summary:
Steal away on a journey to the heartland, where a wounded soldier meets the one woman who could be his new beginning…

 

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