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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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Monday, 10 June 2013 18:28

Review: Defiance

defiance“Defiance” by Stephanie Tyler (new adult, dystopian, Carina, June 2013, $3.99, 78,000words)

 

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Series: Book 1, Defiance

 

Summary:
Rebelling against her legacy as the MC's princess, Tru Tennyson escaped the ruthless, male-dominated culture of the Defiance motorcycle club. Three years later, her newfound freedom is ripped away, thanks to a massive hybrid storm that killed millions. Now, in the post-Chaos world of semi-darkness and near-total anarchy where gangs rule, she discovers the dangerous world of Defiance may be the one thing that can keep her safe.

 

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Sunday, 09 June 2013 19:20

Review: The Chieftain

TheChieftain“The Chieftain” by Margaret Mallory (historical, Forever, March 2013, $7.99, 448pp)

 

Series: Book 4, The Return of the Higlanders

 

Summary:
Connor, chieftain of the MacDonalds of Sleat, holds the fate of his people in his hands. Rival clans are plotting to take over his lands, and duty determines whom he will fight, trust . . . even marry. Seeking guidance, Connor turns to Ilysa, a young lass with the gift of foresight, who reveals an approaching danger-and a passion that burns only for him. But the warrior must make a powerful marriage alliance, and Ilysa's bloodline is far too humble.

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Tuesday, 04 June 2013 07:40

Review: Heart of Obsidian

HeartOfObsidian“Heart of Obsidian” by Nalini Singh (paranormal, Berkley, June 2013, $25.95, 368pp)

 

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Series: Psy/Changeling, book 12

 

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Sunday, 02 June 2013 10:30

Review: The Libra Affair

TheLibraAffair“The Libra Affair” by Daco (romantic suspense, Crimson, April 2013, $4.99, no page length given)

 

Summary:
Her Mission: Launch an ICBM

 

Code Name: Libra

 

Obstacle: Love

 

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