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Sunday, 14 July 2013 14:09

Review: The Gentleman's Keeper

GentlemansKeeper“The Gentleman’s Keeper” by Bonnie Dee and Summer Devon (historical, m/m, Samhain, July 2013, $5.50, 202pp)

 

Summary:
Confronting the darkness of his past, he finds the light of his future.

 

After years gadding about Europe, Everett Gerard can no longer avoid his responsibilities. Word has come that a child bearing the unmistakable Gerard stamp has shown up at the family estate—and he realizes it’s time to face his demons.

 

As his carriage nears the gates of home, he fights the urge to flee the memory of the horrible crime he witnessed as a child. Yet the Abbey delivers surprises and delights he never expected.

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Sunday, 07 July 2013 09:18

Review: Dire Distraction

diredistraction 200“Dire Distraction” by Dee Davis (romantic suspense, Forever Yours, June 2013, $14.99, 240pp)

 

Series: A-Tac, book 7 (finale)

 

Summary:
As the commander forA-Tac, a black-ops CIA unit masquerading as Ivy League faculty, Avery Solomon is the best of the best. He'll stop at nothing to ensure the safety of his team, but when a mystery from the past resurfaces, he puts himself directly in the line of fire.

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Saturday, 06 July 2013 08:35

Review: Finding Master Right

FindingMasterRight“Finding Master Right” by L.A. Witt (contemporary, m/m, Riptide, June 2013, $5.99, 135pp)

 

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Summary:
Chase has just arrived at a much anticipated leather convention, and he’s about to lose his mind. Not only is his ex attending, but Chase is also rooming with Derek, a submissive he’s been dying to top. Although Derek is in search of a Dom, he made it painfully clear when the two of them hooked up for a very hot—but very vanilla—night just before the convention that he wasn’t interested in submitting to Chase.

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Monday, 01 July 2013 09:56

Review: Sweetened with a Kiss

SweetKiss final nameChange“Sweetened with a Kiss” by Lexxi Callahan (contemporary, self published, June 2013, $0.99, 208pp)

 

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Summary:
Jen Taylor has loved Stefan Sellers all her life. When he surprised her with an engagement ring, she thought all her dreams were coming true. But when she discovers Stefan has an agenda that she never even suspected, she breaks off the engagement and goes to pastry school in Paris. Now she's back in New Orleans, and she has no intention of marrying him for all the wrong reasons. She just has to convince him that marriage is a bad idea. If only she wasn't having so much trouble convincing herself.

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Wednesday, 26 June 2013 19:38

Review: Forged in Steele

ForgedInSteele“Forged in Steele” by Maya Banks (romantic suspense, Berkley, June 2013, $7.99, 384pp)

 

Series: KGI

 

Summary:
Steele, a KGI team leader, is an enigma not even his teammates understand. His emotions are tightly locked down and nothing can break that icy exterior. Nothing except Maren Scofield, a doctor on a mission, a woman who has gotten under Steele’s skin and threatens to crack that unflappable cool he’s legendary for.
 

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Monday, 24 June 2013 18:47

Review: At the Duke's Wedding

AtTheDukesWedding“At the Duke’s Wedding” anthology by Caroline Linden, Katharine Ashe, Miranda Neville and Maya Rodale (historical, self-published, June 2013, $2.99, 376pp)

 

Summary:
As society gathers at Kingstag Castle for the wedding of the year, matrimony is in the air. But who will be the bride? With swoonworthy lords, witty ladies, eccentric relatives, a gaggle of free-spirited girls, not to mention the world’s best high perch phaeton, it’s a recipe for mayhem — and romance. Award winning, best-selling authors Katharine Ashe, Caroline Linden, Miranda Neville and Maya Rodale serve up delectable Regency fun and a sexy contemporary twist in this anthology of original novellas.

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Saturday, 22 June 2013 12:50

Review: One Sweet Ride

OneSweetRide“One Sweet Ride” by Jaci Burton (erotic, Berkley, June 2013, $15.00, 336pp)

 

Series: A Play-by-Play novel, 6th book

 

Summary:
Gray Preston was born into money, but he’s built his racing empire on hard work and muscle. And now that Gray has millions of fans, his senator father sends one of his aides, Evelyn Hill, to elicit Gray’s help in garnering votes for the upcoming national election. Gray wants nothing to do with his estranged father’s campaign, but Evelyn can be pretty persuasive. She’s willing to learn about racing, and maybe even get a little dirty.

 

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Wednesday, 19 June 2013 19:36

Review: Tempted into Danger

Tempted-into-Danger-cover-189x300“Tempted into Danger” by Melissa Cutler (romantic suspense, Harlequin, June 2013, $5.50, 288pp)

 

Summary:
When a simple mission to deliver the beautiful and brilliant Vanessa Crosby to a safe house goes horribly wrong, ICE agent Diego Santero’s life gets complicated. Keeping the anti-crime analyst safe from the notorious mercenaries after her program will put everything he’s worked for at risk.

 

Relentlessly hunted and not knowing whom to trust, Diego takes Vanessa on the run, deep into the heart of the deadly Panamanian rainforest. Vanessa reminds herself that she’s just another asset to the ruggedly handsome black ops agent…until their intense situation leads to a release of passion neither expected. But even if they make it out alive, how can they ever have a future together?

 

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Tuesday, 18 June 2013 18:16

Review: One Heart to Win

OneHeartToWin“One Heart to Win” by Johanna Lindsey (historical, Gallery, June 2013, $26.00, 384pp)

 

Summary:
Some young ladies marry for money and social standing, a few lucky ones marry for love, but Tiffany Warren is marrying to end a feud. Honoring her mother’s wishes, Tiffany reluctantly travels west to meet her estranged father and his enemy’s eldest son, rancher Hunter Callahan. Once the Warrens and the Callahans are united by marriage, both clans will stop squabbling over a disputed strip of land. But in the chaos of a train robbery Tiffany seizes a golden opportunity: By assuming the identity of her father’s new housekeeper she can live with the father she never knew and assess his true character, as well as that of the neighboring cowboy to whom she is betrothed. But, too late, Tiffany discovers that the rivalry between the Warrens and the Callahans has escalated when the Callahans steal the Warrens’ “housekeeper” as soon as she steps off the train!

 

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Saturday, 15 June 2013 07:35

Review: Faking It

FakingIt“Faking It” by Diane Alberts (contemporary, Entangled, March 2013, $2.99, 147pp)

 

Summary:
Derek Rory never meant to propose to his best friend's little sister. But when her boss tells a family-oriented investor he's Stephanie's fiancé, Derek can either play along or let her get fired. He's hardly one to turn away from a damsel in distress. If only that damsel wasn't adorable and sexy with a laugh that could melt any cold business mogul’s heart.

 

When a business proposal becomes a marriage proposal, Stephanie Miller tries to keep it strictly boardroom. But when things get hot under the table, it's all they can do to stay apart. As the tangle of lies drags them deeper into the underhanded world of business politics, Stephanie finds herself in over her head—not just with her job, but with her "fiancé." His eyes are cold, but his kisses light her on fire. If she's not careful, she'll end up faking her way into a real romance.

 

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