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Saturday, 02 March 2013 14:18

Review: A Bride by Moonlight

bridemoon“A Bride by Moonlight” by Liz Carlyle (historical, Avon, March 2013, $7.99, 432pp)


On the eve of her escape to the Continent, bold, beautiful Lisette Colburne accepts a proposal she dare not refuse: masquerade as the future bride of the steely-eyed Royden Napier and help him solve his most dangerous case. Soon Lisette is in even greater danger—of losing her heart to the one man with the power to destroy her . . .


Estranged from his aristocratic family, the enigmatic Napier has forged a reputation as Scotland Yard's most relentless police commissioner. He's vowed to bring Lisette to justice—but with every forbidden kiss and every tantalizing touch, he finds himself becoming less convinced of her guilt . . . and more certain he must have her. But when danger touches Lisette, can he save her?


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Friday, 01 February 2013 19:38

Sarah MacLean Spectacular

EarlCoverpink-177x300In support of the release of Sarah MacLean's "One Good Earl Deserves a Lover," the author, Avon, and Romance Novel News are currently hosting a giveaway of a terrarium necklace and bundle of MacLean books.


"One Good Earl Deserves a Lover" is an RNN Recommended Read. Check out out review.


Want to win a handmade terrarium necklace or a bundle of MacLean books? Find out more here.


To help highlight the giveaway and spread the word, RNN is highlighting Sarah MacLean's blog tour. Read on to find out more. The author herself provided the description of each event.


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EarlCoverpink-177x300In honor of the release of Sarah MacLean’s “One Good Earl Deserves a Lover,” Avon, Sarah MacLean and RNN are giving have a giveaway for readers.


“One Good Earl Deserves a Lover” is a Romance Novel News Recommended Reads. Check out our review.


One Good Earl Deserves a Lover is dedicated “for girls who wear glasses” – perhaps because New York Times bestselling author Sarah Maclean uses this sublime new Regency romance to showcase a bespectacled heroine with a wealth of intellect. Lady Philippa Marbury cares more for books than balls, for science than the Season, for laboratories than love. She has a passion for roses, and loves nothing more than spending hours in her orangery, grafting stems together hoping to create a new hybrid bloom….that is, until she throws herself into a new experiment. Her brilliant mind is afire as she experiments with ways to convince Cross, the clever, controlling partner in London’s most exclusive gaming hell, to teach her some seductive new lessons about the birds and the bees….


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Tuesday, 29 January 2013 12:53

Review: One Good Earl Deserves a Lover

EarlCoverpink-177x300“One Good Earl Deserves a Lover” by Sarah MacLean (historical, Avon, February 2013, $7.99, 384pp)




Series: The Rule of Scoundrels, book 2


Lady Philippa Marbury is . . . odd


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Friday, 28 December 2012 21:35

Review: The Lady Most Willing . . .

willing 350“The Lady Most Willing . . .” by Julia Quinn, Eloisa James & Connie Brockway (historical, Avon, January 2013, $7.99, 384pp)




At the behest of three of the most talented historical romance authors writing today, you are cordially invited to a ball. No, a party. No . . . a kidnapping.


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Monday, 26 November 2012 20:13

Review: The Importance of Being Wicked

ImportanceWicked“The Importance of Being Wicked” by Miranda Neville (historical, Avon, December 2012, $7.99, 384pp)




Series: Wild Quartert, book 1


The rules of society don't apply to Caro and her coterie of bold men and daring women. But when passions flare, even the strongest will surrender to the law of love....


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Sunday, 30 September 2012 17:43

Review: The Lady Risks All

TLRAcovermedium“The Lady Risks All” by Stephanie Laurens (historical, Avon, October 2012, $7.99, 496pp)




Series: While not part of a series, the hero, Neville Roscoe, appears in both “The Edge of Desire” and “The Reckless Bride.”


Neville Roscoe, notorious and enigmatic, lives resolutely outside society, bound only by his own code of honor - until challenged by his desire for the one woman he cannot have.


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Saturday, 15 September 2012 09:37

Review: Sins of a Virgin

sinsofvirgin200“Sins of a Virgin” by Anna Randol (historical, Avon, September 2012, $7.99, 384pp)


Nicole gives this one a rating 4 stars


To the world, Madeline Valdan is a scandalous courtesan, with society's most eligible gentleman at her feet. But no one knows her shocking secret: she had never experienced the most intimate touch of any man. So she astonishes the ton by telling them the truth...and announcing the auction of her virginity to the highest bidder.


Handsome and disciplined, Gabriel Huntford knows his time is best spent hunting down criminals from the darkest corners of London. As a Bow Street Runner investigating his sister's death, he has no desire to join London's strutting peacocks in this competition when there are more important tasks at hand.


Published in Book Reviews
Saturday, 08 September 2012 11:15

Avon's K.I.S.S. & Teal Campaign

ALBMWith its September 2012 releases, Avon Books is joining forcing with the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance to spread the word about Ovarian Cancer, its symptoms and signs with its K.I.S.S. and Teal Campaign. 


All seven books bear the K.I.S.S. and Teal emblem. Each book has information about the cause and information about the symptoms of ovarian cancer in the back matter. Buy the books and make donations to help support the cause.


The seven titles are “The Ugly Duckling” by Eloisa James, “Night Watcher” by Wendi Corsi Staub, “The Look of Love” by Mary Jane Clark, “A Lady by Midnight” by Tessa Dare, “The Way to a Duke’s Heart” by Caroline Linden, and “Sins of a Virgin” by Anna Randol.


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Wednesday, 29 August 2012 18:03

Review: A Lady by Midnight

ALBM“A Lady by Midnight” by Tessa Dare (historical, Avon, September 2012, $7.99, 384pp)




Series: Book 3 in the Spindle Cove Series


A temporary engagement, a lifetime in the making . . .


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