Friday, March 28, 2014

What a Reckless Rogue by Vicky Dreiling

What a Reckless Rogue by Vicky Dreiling.

This is book 2 in the Sinful Scoundrels series.

Colin Brockhurst, Earl of Ravenshire, has gotten notice from his father that he is selling Colin's childhood home. It doesn't matter to Colin that he hasn't been there in over 20 yrs, it is where his beloved mother is buried. He can't believe that his father is selling it. Colin always believed that the home would be is as the heir.

When he arrives home, Colin's father tells him that he must marry or he will not allow him to have the home.  Colin has no problem with marriage, but he was planning to wait another 10 yrs or so.  Colin gets his father to agree to let Colin and Lady Angeline Brenham go to the home and inspect what things need to be done to make the home habitable. 

Lady Angeline and Colin have been adversaries since they were young, but Angeline has agreed to help Colin since she has a talent for redecorating. She needs to do something since that scandal that made it nearly impossible for her to find a husband.

As Colin and Angeline spend time together, Colin realizes that they can solve both their problems by marriage to each other.  Angeline agrees to a secret betrothal that allows them more time to see if they would suit each other. 

Angeline has always wanted love to be the foundation for her marriage, can she get that will an arranged marriage? Will Colin realize that the lady he has locked horns with most of his life is the love of his life?

I fell in love with Colin in What a Wicked Earl Wants and couldn't wait for his story.  Dreiling didn't disappoint. You could see the growth of Colin, from a wild young man to an adult with cares outside of himself,  as he fought for his childhood home (which is what is father wanted). I loved the witty responses that Colin and Angeline had for each other and the physical attraction that kept drawing them together.  Vicky Dreiling hit it out of the park again!


You can get this book at Amazon,  Barnes & Noble, Books A Million, and iBooks.

Thanks go out to Forever Publishing via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Fool Me Twice by Meredith Duran

Fool Me Twice by Meredith Duran.

This is book 2 in the Rules for the Reckless series.

Olivia must find evidence against the man that is trying to kill her. The only way to get a hold of it is to infiltrate the Duke of Marwick's home.  What better way than as a housemaid? When she arrives to interview for the position, she finds the household in need of a housekeeper and since that position will allow her access to the whole house she accepts the position.

Alastair de Grey, the Duke of Marwick, has been holed up inside his bedroom since the secrets of his dead wife came out. Those secrets have turned Alastair into a very angry and unhappy man. When the new housekeeper keeps butting in where she doesn't belong, he doesn't know what to think.

Olivia keeps goading Alastair so that she can finally get access to his papers, but he never leaves his room. All the time that Olivia spends with Alastair is having an unwanted side effect for both of them.  

Can the Duke fight his attraction for his new housekeeper? Will Olivia find the evidence she needs to save her life?

I absolutely loved this story. I liked Olivia when I was introduced to her in That Scandalous Summer. Her sarcasm just struck a chord with me. I really like how the author had us learn how much this couple had in common while Olivia was trying to annoy the Duke enough to get him out of his rooms. Olivia (and the reader) had heard some things about the Duke from her former employer (in the previous book), but it wasn't until she forced herself into his life that the real image of the Duke came to life.

I've not read any other of this author's books except those in these series, but they were enough for me to go seek out her other novels. I can't wait to see what else she has in store for this series.


You can get this book at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Thanks go out to Pocket Books via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.




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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Night of Pleasure by Delilah Marvelle

Night of Pleasure by Delilah Marvelle.

This is book 4 in her School of Gallantry series. 

Derek Holbrook, Viscount Banfield, learned of his betrothal to Clementine Grey while his father was on his deathbed. He spends the next seven years dreaming about the beautiful girl and sending her countless letters of love.

As their wedding day approaches, Clementine finally has the courage to tell Derek that she is not going through with the betrothal. She is instead leaving the country with her friend, Nassar.  

Can Derek get the woman he has come to love to change her mind and honor the betrothal agreement?

This book is different from Delilah's other School of Gallantry books.  Neither of the characters have any experience being intimate with someone (other than Derek's one time with a "paid companion" to get him ready for his wedding night), so the love scenes where quite awkward. 

It was still an enjoyable read, but don't go into it thinking that it is anything like Delilah's normal stuff. The epilogue showed how their relationship had progressed and I hope to see more or them in the upcoming books.

The ended of the novel included a write-up of the next book in the series.  It is about Lord Thayer who makes several appearances in this novel away from the School of Gallantry. I've been intrigued with Lord Thayer since I started this series and eagerly await his story.  


You can get this book from Amazon, Kobo, and Barnes & Noble.

Thanks go out to Delilah Marvelle via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.


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Friday, March 14, 2014

The Bruised Thistle by Ashley York

The Bruised Thistle by Ashley York.

This is book 1 in the Order of the Scottish Thistle series.

Iseabail and her brothers must leave their home when their beloved parents pass away. Her uncle has made their life miserable after taking over the role of Laird. In retaliation, their uncle put as price on their head and accuses them of murder.

Seumas MacDonell, comes across Iseabeail and her brother when they needed help.  After much rebuffing, Iseabail accepts Seumas's help with much trepidation. Seumas takes them to a trusted friend's home, but there is a traitor in their mists.

Can Seumas save Iseabail from her uncle? What will happened between the two as they spend more and more time with each other.

This was the author's first novel and she shows great potential. There were many twists and turns (which are always a plus) that kept me reading. They only thing I didn't like about the book were all the references to God. I understand why the author put them in, but I think it was a bit much.  I sorta felt like I was reading a religious romance with some sex thrown in.  Even feeling this way, I will put the next book in the series on my TBR list.  A great first novel!


You can get this book at Amazon

Thanks go to Ashley York via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.





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Thursday, March 13, 2014

An Accidental Affair by Heather Boyd

An Accidental Affair by Heather Boyd.

This is book 4 in the Distinguished Rogues series, but has characters from Hunting the Hero as the H/H and secondary characters.

Arabella Lawson, Lady Farnsworth, has come to London to find a lover after an unfulfilled marriage. While chaperoning her niece during her first season, Arabella is hoping to find a kind lover to rid her of her innocence. Unfortunately, her unruly niece has kept her on her toes and hasn't left much time for search for that perfect person. 

On one of her many searches for her wayward niece, Arabella falls into one of Lord Rothwell's assignations. Merrick Bishop, the Earl of Rothwell, can't believe that he has Lady Farnsworth in his arms. What must she think of him now?

Arabella's brother in law is going to force her to remarry. With no family of her own, she turns to Merrick for help.  Merrick can't believe his luck. As his friendship with Arabella grows, so do the secret feelings he has felt for her.  Can he convience Arabella to take a second chance at marriage?

I really enjoyed this story.  Merrick is suppose to have such a bad reputation, but the fact that he has taken in all of his father's illegitimate children and given them jobs shows that there is much more to the man than we first thought. He also thought so much of Arabella, that he didn't push her in anyway towards something intimate.  Although at times, I just wanted to tell him to go for it!

This is my first book by this author and I will definitely be back for more.


You can get this book at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBooks.

Thanks go to LLD Press via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of and honest review.






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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

No Ordinary Mistress by Robyn DeHart

No Ordinary Mistress by Robyn DeHart.

This is the Masquerading Mistresses Novella 1.

Emma Masterson is one of the few female spies in England.  She will do anything for her country and can't believe that she has to play the part of mistress to her former partner. After their disastrous alliance, she has been working on her own to gather intelligence information. Because of the murder she witnessed, her boss thinks she needs protection. What better cover than to be the mistress of the man that can protect her as well as work as her partner to solve the case?

Remington Hawthorne, the Earl of Latham, hasn't been able to get Emma out of his mind since they severed their partnership serving the Crown.  It's his idea to make Emma his mistress as a way to protect her, but will she need protection from him?

This was a great introduction to a new series by Robyn DeHart.  Even though it was a novella, I thought that the author did an excellent job of developing a plot without it seeming rushed. I look forward to more stories from this series!


You can get this book at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBooks.

Thanks go out to Entangled Publishing via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange on an honest review.


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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Trouble with Honor by Julia London

The Trouble with Honor by Julia London.

This is book 1 in the Cabot Sisters series.

Honor Cabot's stepfather is dying and her mother is going insane. She knows it is just a matter of time before her stepbrother's fiancée makes them move to the country.  She'll never find a husband there, so she must come up with a plan.

George Easton, an illegitimate son of a Duke, is intrigued by Honor at their first meeting. He can't believe what she has asked him to do, seduce her brother's fiancée! George finally agrees to Honor's scheme, but finds himself becoming more and more attracted to Honor. How can he seduce one woman when he is attracted to another?

As the attraction between George and Honor heat up, will their desire convience them to fight for what they think they can't have?

I really enjoyed this story. I loved the chemistry between George and Honor and LOVED that he called her Cabot throughout the story!  I've been a huge fan of Julia London's for years and she did not disappoint with this book. I can't wait to read about the other Cabot sisters in her upcoming books.


You can get this book at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and  Books-a-Million.


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Monday, March 10, 2014

The Duke's Quandary by Callie Hutton

The Duke's Quandary by Callie Hutton.

This is book 2 in the Marriage Mart Mayhem series.

Miss Penelope Clayton's guardian is forcing her to participate in the Season to find a husband. She would much rather stay at her country home to study the local plant life and continue her study of life science. In town, she is staying with the Duke of Manchester's family and being launched with one of the Duke's sisters.

Drake, the Duke of Manchester, is searching the marriage mart for the perfect wife and it is definitely not going to be the clumsy, bluestocking that is staying at his home.  But then why is she always on his mind and he can't seem to keep his hands and lips off of her.

Can Penelope change Drake's definition of a perfect wife?

I LOVED this story.  I loved that Penelope wasn't the perfect "Lady" and yet the Duke still fell in love with her. Drake was a knucklehead at times with what his vision of the perfect Duchess, but he totally redeemed himself with a spectacular ending!

I fell in love with Drake's family. His sisters and mother were the perfect secondary characters.  They had me wanting to see how their stories would end. I'm really hoping that each of Drake's sisters gets their own story. I have definitely found an author who will be filling my bookshelf.


You can get this book at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Thanks go out to Entangled Publishing via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.

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Saturday, March 8, 2014

The Frost of Springtime by Rachel L. Demeter

The recent release of The Frost of Springtime, by debut author Rachel L. Demeter, transports readers to the war torn streets of nineteenth century Paris. Driven by paradoxical characters, steamy encounters, and a compelling storyline, it's a bittersweet tale of revolution, redemption, and the healing power of love. Described as "poignant," emotionally devastating,î and ìbeautiful," The Frost of Springtime is sure to please historical and romance readers alike. Available now in both eBook and paperback. Currently Amazon Prime members can read the Kindle edition for free!

The Frost of SpringtimePublication Date: February 14, 2014
Black Lyon Publishing
Formats: Paperback, Kindle eBook

Genre: Historical Romance/Historical Fiction

To rescue her was to rescue his own soul.

On a cold Parisian night, Vicomte Aleksender de LefËvre forges an everlasting bond with a broken girl during her darkest hour, rescuing her from a life of abuse and misery. Tormented by his own demons, he finds his first bit of solace in sheltering little Sofia Rose.

But when Aleksender is drawn away by the Franco-Prussian war, the seasons pass. And in that long year, Sofia matures into a stunning young womanóa dancer with an understanding of devotion and redemption far surpassing her age.

Alongside his closest friend, Aleksender returns home to find that ìhomeî is gone, replaced by revolution, bloodshed, betrayalóand a love always out of reach. Scarred inside and out, heís thrust into a world of sensuality and violenceóa world in which all his hours have now grown dark, and where only Sofia might bring an end to the winter in his heart.

Inspired by the 1871 Paris Commune, The Frost of Springtime is a poignant tale of revolution, redemption, and the healing power of love.

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The heat of their bodies mingled as one. With each breath, Aleksender drank in the sweet essence of his beloved ward. His mind swam with unorthodox visions and desires. He inclined his head, lost to the power of her nearness, entranced by everything that was Sofia.

"Alek, my Alek..."

Each word infused Aleksender with a delicious and undeniable warmth. Intoxicated by roses and wintertime, he found it difficult to speak, difficult to think. Breathless, he swallowed and met the haunting depths of her eyes.

ìPlease,î she dreamily murmured, ìI want you to kiss me againÖî

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Praise for The Frost of Springtime


ìI am astonished at this being Rachel L. Demeterís debut work, for in form and style, it is very much a tour de force. A riveting story of love and courage in the aftermath of a brutal war, the author brilliantly juxtaposes the hazing splendor of French nobility and the impassioned elegance of two people in love, despite all the worldís oppositions. The title is, in a sense, a representation of change: the beginning of a new spring with La Belle …poque and the transition into a new era, for the world and our protagonists. The wistful loveliness of the setting paints a picture of a crying France, blending in with the dynamic romance perfectly. Or rather, it does not merely blend in the background as much as glitters like the brightest jewel, shining with a vibrancy that makes one want to relieve the halcyon days of grand old Paris. I was captivated by the setting, the lush writing of Rachel L. Demeter, and the subtle expressiveness of the characters, which all compelled me to research more of the historical background, of the 1871 Paris Commune, through which this story is made more infinitely dearer.î ñ Buried Under Romance

"We are in awe. The Frost of Springtime is a MUST HAVE! Despite that we loved the true facts, we fell instantly in love with the story. It was dark, emotionally devastating, and sensual. The innocence between the two main characters was beautiful and their love grew so strong throughout the story with such grace. One of us even cried while reading The Frost of Springtime. We loved the cover, we loved the writing style, and we adored the characters. We fell in love, really hard." - Divas Book Blog

"This novel is intricately detailed and wonderfully written! Opening with a heartbreaking scene, I was immediately drawn to the story of Aleksender and his Sofia. Of course, as the story moved on, other enchanting characters helped to make this poignant book complete. The author has blended historical facts with fiction skillfully, and presented several narratives flawlessly. It ís beautiful! I loved it!" - Romancebookworm's Reviews

"I absolutely love this book. The Frost of Springtime shows how love and tragedy go hand in hand and that love can actually be more powerful than anything. I have found that most books do not hit this point right on the nail like this one does. It's a Historical Romance and let me just tell you this is one book I couldn't put down." - Magic Within The Pages

"WOW!! The Frost of Springtime is a powerful, epic love story unlike anything Iíve ever read before. The emotional and visual/sensory depth is astounding. I felt Aleksender and Sofiaís connection from beginning to end. Aleksenderís path to healing was at times breathtaking and heartbreaking. This is a hero who loves his woman with every last breath, every fiber of his beingÖ and thereís nothing he wouldnít do for her. AMAZING cast of secondary characters as wellÖ a 'villain' who actually leaves you morally torn! Beautifully written (loved the vivid imagery and descriptions!), dark, unusual, rich with history, epic scope, and a soul deep love that only comes once in a lifetime... Brava!!!" - Sivonna, an advanced reader

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About the Author


Rachel L. Demeter lives in the beautiful hills of Anaheim, California with Teddy, her goofy lowland sheepdog, and high school sweetheart of ten years. She enjoys writing dark, edgy romances that challenge the readerís emotions and examine the redeeming power of love. Imagining stories and characters has been Rachelís passion for longer than she can remember. Before learning how to read or write, she would dictate stories while her mom would jot them down for her. She has a special affinity for the tortured hero and unconventional romances.

Whether sculpting the protagonist or antagonist, she always ensures that every character is given a soul. Rachel strives to intricately blend elements of romance, suspense, and horror. Some common themes her stories never stray too far from: forbidden romance, soul mates, the power of love to redeem, mend all wounds, and triumph over darkness.

Her dream is to move readers and leave an emotional impact through her words.

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Loving Lord Ash by Sally MacKenzie

Loving Lord Ash by Sally MacKenzie.

This is book 3 in the Duchess of Love series.

Kit, the Marquis of Ashton, has been estranged from his wife since their wedding day. He has finally decided that he must make a decision about his marriage. When he arrives at her home, he finds her in the arms of another man, who just happens to be naked.

Jess has finally made the decision to confront her husband about their marriage when he shows up at her studio. Unfortunately, he finds her in the arms of her naked friend. 

That is not how she wanted their first meeting to go.  Of course, Ashton storms off but Jess' s friend convinces her to go after him to see if they can make a go of their marriage.
Ashton and Jess agree to go to London as they believe that no one will be there. Wanting to spend their time alone trying to make their marriage work, they are surprised to see the whole family has come to town.

With the whole family around, can Ashton and Jess make their marriage a real one?

If you've read the other stories in the series, you were probably just as excited as I was to read Ashton and Jess's story. I was a little surprised at Jess's background and how the two of them became married, but MacKenzie did a wonderful job of tying up the series.

One of the things I liked best with this series, including this title, was that the author had many surprises in store for the reader. One sign that I really like a story is that I will stay up much later than I should be to finish it. That happened with all four books in this series.  I was already up way past when I should have been sleeping when I finished book 2. But I just couldn't go to be without picking up and starting Loving Lord Ash.  The storyline between all the books, just had me wanting more! Bravo, Sally MacKenzie!


You can get this book at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Kensington Books.

Thanks go to Kensington Book via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Passionately Yours by Cara Elliott.

Passionately Yours by Cara Elliott.

This is book 3 in the Hellions of High Street series (Book 1 and Book 2)

Caro Sloane is finding herself at loose ends now that her two sisters have gotten themselves married. She and her mother are staying in Bath where she meets her new friend Isobel. Isobel and Caro are returning from an outing when they are attacked by ruffians. They are soon rescued by none other than Alec McClellan, the Scot that she exchanged verbal barbs with while at a house party.

Alec McClellan can't believe his half-sister's new friend is none other than Caro Sloane.  He has closed off his heart after being heartbroken by his wife and she seems to be the only one who can put a dent in it.  He is trying to find out who is a traitor to his cause and doesn't have time for the feelings that she provokes.

Will Alec and Caro find proof they need to capture the traitor and will Alec finally open his heart to love again?

I was eagerly awaiting Caro's story and hoping that Alec would be her HEA. Cara Elliot did not disappoint me!  I loved the bickering between the two of them. It has me laughing out loud at their antics.  I also loved the added mystery in the story and the fact that Caro was not afraid to get involved and take some of the sleuthing into her own hands (much to Alec's dismay!) The conclusion to this series was very satisfying! I would recommend all three books to any lover of historical romance.


You can get this book at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Thanks go to Forever Publishing via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Desperately Seeking Suzanna by Elizabeth Michels

Desperately Seeking Suzanna by Elizabeth Michels.

This is book 2 in the Tricks of the Ton series.

Sue Green sneaks into a country masquerade party with her sister and cousins.  Her cousins decide to give this wallflower a make-over before entering the ball. Trying to get the courage to enter the ball with her new look, Sue over indulges with champagne. 

Sue decides she needs a new name to go with her new look and chooses Suzanna, a lady with no inhibitions. Making their way to the ball, "Suzanna" decides to high-kick her way down the stairs. Unfortunately, she kicks Lord Holden Ellis breaking his nose.  Even with a broken nose, Holden is smitten with "Suzanna" and talks her into helping him into his bedroom to clean up.

Things heat up, but "Suzanna" and Holden are interrupted. They make their way to the ball and enjoy a lovely dance. Holden leaves to get some refreshments. Unfortunately, Sue's mother finds her and makes her take off her "Suzanna" enhancements.  She makes it back to meet Holden, but he doesn't recognize her.  Heartbroken, she fleas back to her cousins' home.

Holden is upset with losing "Suzanna", but find out she will be in London soon.  He travels back to London much sooner than he had planned. He must find his "Suzanna."

At the first ball back in London, Sue is shocked when she sees Holden.  Her shock soon turns to disappointment when Holden asks for her help in find his "Suzanna."

Will Holden ever see that his "Suzanna" is his friend Sue that he finds himself being more and more intrigued with at every meeting?

I give an A++ to Elizabeth Michels for the second book in the Tricks of the Ton series.  While reading the first book in the series, Must Love Dukes, I had already grown to love the character of Holden. 

I loved the interaction that Holden had with Sue.  I always love a feisty heroine, and Michels didn't disappoint. Michels has a way of bringing you into the story and making you feel like the characters are your best friends.  My heart broke right along with Sue's every time Holden didn't see what was right there before him and it was in my throat when Holden thought that Sue was in danger.

Elizabeth Michels is an author that will be at the top of this genre and and can't wait to see what else she has in store for us!


You can get this book at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million.

Thanks go to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Casablanca for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.


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Monday, March 3, 2014

Sapphires Are an Earl's Best Friend by Shana Galen

Sapphires Are an Earl's Best Friend by Shana Galen.

This is book three in the Jewels of the Ton Series.

Lily Dawson, the Countess of Charm, is on a mission for the Crown.  She needs to get close to the Duke of Ravenscroft to see if he is the man selling the names of undercover agents to the enemy. The only problem is that she is in love with his son, Andrew who happens to be in love with her married best friend.

Andrew Booth-Payne, the Earl of Darlington is disgusted that his so-called friend is trying to seduce his father. He will do anything to stop her, including a kidnapping.

During a house party at the family seat, things start turning up missing. After asking a few questions, Lily starts to suspect that Lucifer (a villain previously introduced in the first book of the series) is hiding out in the area waiting for the right moment to strike.

When Andrew catches Lily looking in places she shouldn't be, she finally confesses her real motives for attaching herself to the Duke of Ravenscroft.  This leads to a wild adventure that you will be sure to enjoy!

Having "met" Andrew in the other two stories, I wasn't sure to to expect with this one. He was so obsessed with Lily's friend that I wondered how the author would turn his feelings around to Lily.  I should have know better! Shana Galen has a gift for story-telling that puts her at the top of my list of authors.

We see a little of Lily's "work" in the previous novel and it was great to see how that came about. Why would the government choose a courtesan as a spy?  Knowing the other two Jewels stories, I knew it would be a hard luck story but was surprised at an unexpected twist.

One thing I am coming to enjoy in a series, is a mystery that travels throughout it. The mystery of the person trying to sell the name of the agents started in book one and came to a very satisfactory, if surprising, conclusion.  I would highly recommend reading all three books together.  I read them all in about 5 days and was not disappointed!


You can pre-order this book, which goes on sale March 4, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes.

Thanks go to Sourcebooks Casablanca via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.







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