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Sunday, 06 August 2017 18:48

Review: Rogue Desire Anthology

RogueDesireRogue Desire: A Romance Anthology (contemporary, self-published, July 2017)

 

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Summary:
When all else fails, find love.

 

Eight brand new romances for fans of the West Wing, fired-up #resistance fighters, and everyone who ever had a crush on that guy at a protest...

 

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Monday, 24 July 2017 19:46

Review: Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

HateToWantYouHate to Want You by Alisha Rai (contemporary, Avon, July 2017)

 

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Series: Forbidden Hearts, book 1

 

Summary:
One night. No one will know.

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bridesmaidhurricaneThe Bridesmaid and the Hurricane by Kelly Maher (contemporary, self-published, July 2017)

 

Series: Capital Kisses, book 1

 

Summary:
Being a woman in TV is hard enough, but when the boss is trying to derail Radhika O’Leary’s career from behind the scenes, she has to make sure every aspect of her work—and her life—stands up to scrutiny.

 

Of course, the double standard is alive and well and Malcolm Jones, the broadcast meteorologist known as “Colm” to his friends and “The Hurricane Hottie” to his fangirls, knows that fame can hurt just as much as it helps. When Colm moves to DC, he’s excited to work with Radhika—her professional reputation is sparkling, and so are the kisses they shared that one weekend over a year ago when he was in town covering a blizzard.

 

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Sunday, 25 June 2017 14:54

Review: Undaunted by Diana Palmer

UndauntedUndaunted by Diana Palmer (contemporary, HQN, June 2017)

 

WARNING: THIS IS A HIGHLY RANTY REVIEW THAT CONTAINS MULTIPLE SPOILERS. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.

 

Summary:
The only man she wants is the one who'll never forgive her
Falling in love with her boss's handsome millionaire neighbor was easy for young Kate Martin. Despite the vast differences between them, and a past that's left Garrett Carlton reclusive and wary, Kate gambles her heart on a desire that rocks them both. But there's something Garrett doesn't know: Kate is responsible for an accident that changed his life forever. 

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Saturday, 29 April 2017 13:07

Review: Too Hard to Forget by Tessa Bailey

TooHardToForgetToo Hard to Forget by Tessa Bailey (contemporary, Forever, April 2017)

 

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Series: Romancing the Clarksons, book 3

 

Summary:
This time, she's calling the shots.

 

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thingaboutloveThe Thing About Love by Julie James (contemporary, Berkley, April 2017)

 

Summary:
FBI agents Jessica Harlow and John Shepherd have a past. The former lawyer and cocky Army Ranger clashed during their training at Quantico and gladly went their separate ways after graduating from the Academy. Six years later, the last thing either of them expects is to be assigned to work as partners in a high-profile undercover sting.

 

For both of them, being paired with an old rival couldn’t come at a worse time. Recently divorced from a Hollywood producer and looking for a fresh start, Jessica is eager to prove herself at her new field office. And John is just one case away from his dream assignment to the FBI’s elite Hostage Rescue Team. In order to nail a corrupt Florida politician, they’ll have to find a way to work together—a task that becomes even trickier when they’re forced to hole up at a romantic beachfront resort as part of the investigation. Suddenly, the heat behind their nonstop sparring threatens to make the job a lot more complicated...

 

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OutOfHerLeagueOut of Her League by Jennifer Dawson (contemporary, self published, April 2017)

 

Series: Love & Other Disasters, book 2

 

Summary:
Look, I get it, I'm not asking for miracles. I might be a closeted hopeless romantic, but I'm also a realist. I don't need fireworks. I'm not asking for magic. Of course my date won't be Prince Charming. All I'm asking for is a pleasant night out on the worst single day of the year. That's not exactly shooting for the stars, now is it?

 

Apparently, it is.

 

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017 18:25

Review: Hellion by Emmy Joel

HellionHellion by Emmy Joel (contemporary, NYLA, April 2017)

 

Series: Billion Dollar Bastards, book 1

 

Summary:
Prison darkens their past. Ink colors their skin. Vengeance fuels their ambition.

 

Addiction has a name.

 

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Thursday, 06 April 2017 14:24

Review: Single Malt by Layla Reyne

SingleMaltSingle Malt by Layla Reyne (contemporary, Carina, Feburary 2017)

 

Series: Agents Irish and Whiskey, book 1

 

Summary:

Eight months after the car crash that changed everything, FBI agent Aidan Talley is back at work. New department, new case and a new partner. Smart, athletic and handsome, Jameson Walker is twelve years his junior. Even if Aidan was ready to move on—and he's not—Jamie is off-limits. 

Jamie's lusted after Aidan for three years, and the chance to work with San Francisco's top agent directly is too good to pass up. Aidan is prickly—to put it mildly—but a growing cyber threat soon proves Jamie's skills invaluable.  

 

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Thursday, 06 April 2017 11:08

Review: Trust Me by Laura Florand

TrustMeTrust Me by Laura Florand (contemporary, self-published, April 2017)

 

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Series: Paris Nights, book 3

 

Summary:
She's nobody's damsel in distress...

Top Parisian pastry chef Lina Farah is used to fighting for her success. But when a violent attack shatters her security, she needs a new tactic to battle her dragons. What better way to banish the monsters under her bed than by inviting a sexy SEAL to tangle the sheets?

 

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