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Saturday, 10 November 2012 21:43

Romances with Heroes in Law Enforcement

Earlier in the week, someone on Twitter asked for some romance recommendations that featured heroes who are in law enforcement.  After compiling the list, I realized that I had too many suggestions to tweet them. So here are some of the books that I’ve read (and absolutely enjoyed) over the past couple of years that have heroes in some type of law enforcement profession. Enjoy!

 

The following are in no particular order.

 

Friday, 09 November 2012 21:11

Review: Exposed to You

ExposedtoYou“Exposed to You” by Beth Kery (erotic, Berkley, November 2012, $15.00, 320pp)

 

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Series: A One Night of Passion Novel

 

Summary:
Losing control is just the beginning...

"What would you do if the sexiest man in the world was bent on bringing you unbearable pleasure again and again? Joy Hightower wasn't sure she could survive the experience...or live without it."

Wednesday, 07 November 2012 09:45

Author Interview: Julie Anne Long

ANotoriousCountessRomance Novel News is excited to have author Julie Anne Long here today. Long’s latest book, which is out now, is “A Notorious Countess Confesses.” Read on to find out more . . .

 

Q: "A Notorious Countess Confesses", the 7th book in your Pennyroyal Green series, recently released. What can readers expect in your latest Regency romance?

 

Tuesday, 06 November 2012 12:19

Review: Tart

TART-400x600“Tart” by Lauren Dane (erotic, Berkley, November 2012, $15.00, 352pp)

 

Series: Book 2 in the Delicious series

 

Summary:
Juliet Lamprey is having the time of her life running her successful bakery, TART, when Gideon Carter comes back into her life. Returning home to help his grandfather run the family on the farm, Gideon is back for good. When they meet again, the spark between them is immediate, and it isn't long before the former childhood friends play catch up in bed.

That's not good news for local lawyer Cal Whaley. Though the sexually open but strictly monogamous Cal has loved Jules for a long time, he's hardly ever taken it further than friendship. When he sees her start to fall for Gideon, he knows he has to make his move or risk losing her forever.

Tuesday, 06 November 2012 08:30

Author Interview: Thea Harrison

lords_fall-186x300Romance Novel News is excited to host an interview with author Thea Harrison whose latest book, “Lord’s Fall” is out today. We highly recommend all of the books in the Elder Races series. Want to win a copy of a Thea Harrison book? Read on to find out how . . .

Thanks for having me on your blog today! I’m excited to be here with you.

Q: Your latest books are set in the world of the Elder Races, a complex and well-crafted paranormal world that rivals Nalini Singh’s Guild Hunters world. What inspired you to create this intriguing and vibrant world?

A: I’ve had so much inspiration from so many different places, that I’m afraid I can’t give just one answer.  Nalini Singh’s rich worldbuilding was certainly part of that inspiration, but many other authors were too, from Patricia McKillip to J R Ward, to C J Cherryh.  I read extensively in different genres, so I think I’ve been influenced by a lot of authors.
Monday, 05 November 2012 15:44

Book Picks for the Week of November 5, 2012

Jessica Andersen’s “Spellfire” (Signet)
I adore this paranormal series that features the Nightwalkers who are fighting to stop the Mayan end-date prophecy from happening. I have a review copy of this that I am desperately trying to find the time to read. This one is the final book in the series – and I love the fact that Andersen created this series with definitive end. We need more of this.

 

Beth Ciotta’s “Her Sky Cowboy” (Signet)
I have to admit that Steampunk books can make me twitchy, so I often avoid them. I’m not sure if it is the sky cowboy hero or the lure of sky pirates that appeals. However, I want to read this one. I do have a review copy waiting for waiting for me.

 

Olivia Cunning’s “Double Time” (Sourcebooks)
I have yet to read any of Olivia Cunning’s sinners books. However, review Missy Thompson loved this one – and I’ve heard lots of great buzz about it.

 

“Twelfth Night Secrets” by Jane Feather (review copy)
See review

 

“Master Class” by Cassandra Carr (ebook, review copy)
Review to come closer to when this book releases.

 

“Further Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman” by JB Lynn (review copy)
See review

 

“Undeniable” by Madeline Sheehan (ebook)
See review

 

Romantictalesepi2coverTitle: Romantic Tales: Bedtime Stories, Episode 2
Authors: Ty Langston, Tigris Eden & Riley Ross
Publisher: MTR Books
Release Date: October 24, 2012
Price: $0.99 ebook
Page Count: 93 pages
Genre: serial romance

 

Blurb:
Romantic Tales: Bedtime Stories has a little of everything. From your everyday Contemporary Romance (The Getaway) To your Hot and Heavy Rockers turned Werewolves (Crave) and your Sci-Fi/Paranormal with Erotic overtones…. (The Genesis Project) Each Episode will entice its readers, draw them in. A quick Bedtime story before they dream, keeping them pleasantly satisfied while peaking their interests for next month’s installment. All for 99 cents. During the interim there will be previews of next month’s Episode…

FCOASNH“Further Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman” by JB Lynn (contemporary fiction, Avon Impulse, October 2012, $2.99, 432pp)

 

Series: This is the second book about the adventures of Maggie Lee, accident and slightly neurotic hitwoman

 

Summary:
Knocking off a drug kingpin was the last thing on Maggie Lee's to-do list, but when a tragic accident leaves her beloved niece orphaned and in the hospital, Maggie will go to desperate lengths to land the money needed for her care.

 

But the drug kingpin is the least of her worries. Maggie's aunts are driving her crazy, her best friend's turned into a bridezilla…and a knock on the head has given Maggie Dr. Dolittle abilities—she can talk to animals. Unfortunately, they talk back.

 

Friday, 02 November 2012 13:43

Review (kind of): Undeniable

Undeniable“Undeniable” by Madeline Sheehan (contemporary, October 2012, self-published, $1.99, 219pp)

 

**NOTE: This is less of a review than Jennifer's reaction to this book. There are many, many spoilers here.***

 

Summary:
***Warning*** (This book contains several aspects of the uglier side of life; it is not for everyone.)

The story of Deuce and Eva...

An undeniable connection that stands the test of time.

Unforgettable moments.

Love and pain and everything in between.

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