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Friday, 15 February 2013 20:14

Review: Crystal Cove

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.

 

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Thursday, 14 February 2013 19:04

Review: Once a Brat

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.

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Tuesday, 12 February 2013 19:27

Review: My Wicked Valentine

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.

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Monday, 11 February 2013 20:20

Review: The Earl in My Bed

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.

 

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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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Friday, 08 February 2013 12:49

Review: The Importance of Being Wicked

ImportanceBeingWicked“The Importance of Being Wicked” by Victoria Alexander (historical, Zebra, February 2013, $7.99, 433pp)

 

Series: Millworth Manor

 

Summary:
Welcome to Millworth Manor, a delightful English country estate where love and laughter are always perfectly at home.

 

For Winfield Elliott, Viscount Stillwell, finding a prospective bride always seemed easy. Perhaps too easy. With three broken engagements to his name, Win is the subject of endless gossip. Yet his current mission is quite noble: to hire a company to repair his families fire–damaged country house. Nothing disreputable in that–until the firm’s representative turns out to be a very desirable widow.

 

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Thursday, 07 February 2013 20:57

Review: The Cowboy's Surprise Bride

cowboys surprise bride“The Cowboy’s Surprise Bride” by Linda Ford (inspirational, historical, Harlequin, January 2013, $5.75, 278pp)

 

Series: Eden Valley Cowboys

 

Summary:

Traveling to Canada's Northwest Territories is a thrilling opportunity for Linette Edwards—and her chance to escape a dreaded marriage in England. She's more than eager to accept Eddie Gardiner's written invitation. How could she know that Eddie thinks he's marrying not Linette, but her friend, Margaret?

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Wednesday, 06 February 2013 20:52

Review: The Dark Lady

DarkLady“The Dark Lady” by Maire Claremont (historical, Berkley, February 2013, $7.99, 336pp)

 

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Series: Mad Passions, book 1

 

Summary:
The Victorian era was full of majestic beauty and scandalous secrets—a time when corsets were the least of a woman’s restrictions, and men could kill or be killed in the name of honor.…

 

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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 21:13

Review: Rush

Rush“Rush” by Maya Banks (erotic, Berkley, February 2013, $15.00, 416pp)

 

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Series: The Breathless Trilogy, book 1

 

Summary:
Gabe, Jace, and Ash: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They’re accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Gabe, it’s making one particular fantasy come true with a woman who was forbidden fruit. Now she’s ripe for the picking...

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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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