Posts Categorized: 4 stars

Holiday Kisses: A Holiday Romance Collection – Review

Holiday Kisses: A Holiday Romance Collection – Review

Holiday Kisses: A Holiday Romance Collection  by Alison Kent, Jaci Burton, HelenKay Dimon, Shannon Stacey Publication date: 05 December 2011 by Carina Press ISBN 10/13: B005Z18F60 Category: Adult RomanceKeywords: Romance, contemporary, realistic, holidays, ChristmasFormat: eBook, Kindle (e-ARC received from Netgalley) From goodreads: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…Love! A man gives the gift of trust and receives a second chance at love in return. A woman helps to heal the wounded heart of a soldier. A couple finds that true love knows no distance. And a young widow learns that there can be two great loves in a lifetime…. Read more »

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A Wallflower Christmas – Review

A Wallflower Christmas – Review

A Wallflower Christmas (Wallflowers #5) by Lisa Kleypas Publication date: 14 October 2008 by St. Martin’s Press ISBN 10/13: 0312533780 | 9780312533786) Category: Adult Historical RomanceKeywords: Historical, romance, rakesFormat: Hardcover, mass market paperback, eBook From goodreads: The Wallflowers are four young ladies in London who banded together in their wild and wickedly wonderful searches for true love. Now happily married, they join together once again to help one of the world’s most notorious rogues realize that happiness might be right under the mistletoe.… It’s Christmastime in London and Rafe Bowman has arrived from America for his arranged meeting with Natalie Blandford,… Read more »

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Riding Wild – Review

Riding Wild – Review

Riding Wild (Wild Riders #1) by Jaci Burton Publication date: 31 January 2006 by Berkley ISBN 10/13: 0441013813 | 978-0441013814 Category: Adult Contemporary RomanceKeywords: Contemporary, romance, government, motorcyclesFormat: Hardcover, paperback, eBook From goodreads: He’s a Harley-riding ex-thief…she’s a gun-toting ex-socialite. Together they’ll take the ride of a lifetime in this erotic romance from “an undoubted master.”* Mac Canfield was the last man Lily West expected to see again, never mind aim her gun at. But there he was, the bad boy who’d broken her heart years ago-still a thief, hijacking a priceless artifact-and it was all she could do to… Read more »

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Short Story Review: Happily Never After by Jeaniene Frost

Short Story Review: Happily Never After by Jeaniene Frost

Happily Never After (Night Huntress #1.5) by Jeaniene FrostPublication date: 19 July 2011 (first published 28 May 2008) by Harper Collins Category: Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords: Paranormal romance, vampires, mafia, weddingFormat: eBook (Originally appeared in Weddings From Hell anthology) Thuy’s synopsis: Happily Never After is a fun short story set in the Night Huntress series by Jeaniene Frost. The novella originally appeared in Weddings From Hell anthology but is now available separately as an eBook (price at this time of this review is $1.99). The book takes place between books 1 and 2 of the Cat & Bones series. Bones makes… Read more »

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Lord of Rage – Review

Lord of Rage – Review

Lord of Rage (Royal House of Shadows #2) by Jill Monroe Publication date: 20 September 2011 by Harlequin Nocturne ISBN 10/13: 0373618689 | 9780373618682 Category: Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords:Paranormal, romance, shifters, revengeFormat: Mass market paperback, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley for review) Thuy’s synopsis: Lord of Rage is the second book in the Royal Book of Shadows series and is the story of Princess Breena, only daughter of the royal family of Elden. Like her brother Nicolai in Lord of the Vampires, Breena is flung from her home when, in an attempt to save her life, her dying parents cast two… Read more »

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Envy – Review

Envy – Review

Envy (The Fallen Angels #3) by J.R. Ward  Publication date:  06 September 2011 by Signet ISBN 10/13: 0451229452 | 9780451229458 Category: Adult Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance Keywords: Fantasy, fallen angels, romance, paranormal Format: Mass market paperback, eBook   From goodreads: Seven deadly sins. Seven souls to save. And a man and a woman treading the lines of danger, desire and deliverance …As the son of a serial killer, homicide detective Thomas ‘Veck’ DelVecchio, Jr, grew up in the shadow of evil. Now, on the knife-edge between civic duty and blind retribution, he atones for the sins of his father – while fighting… Read more »

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Moon Called – Review

Moon Called – Review

Moon Called (Mercy Thompson #1) by Patricia Briggs Publication date: 31 January 2006 by Penguin/Ace Roc ISBN 10/13: 0441013813 | 978-0441013814 Category: Adult Urban Fantasy Keywords: Urban fantasy, vampires, weres, fae, shapeshifter Format: Hardcover, mass market paperback, eBook   From goodreads: Werewolves can be dangerous if you get in their way, but they’ll leave you alone if you are careful. They are very good at hiding their natures from the human population, but I’m not human. I know them when I meet them, and they know me, too. Mercy Thompson’s sexy next-door neighbor is a werewolf. She’s tinkering with a… Read more »

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