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Contemporary Romance

Brooklynaire - Sarina Bowen

Brooklynaire by Sarina Bowen is a fantastic contemporary romance.  Ms. Bowen has provided readers with a well-written book.  The characters in this story are stellar.  I totally love them.  The book is written in first-person, alternating point of view format, that I normally hate, but the author made it work in this fun book.  Rebecca had worked for Nate for years when he moved her to the hockey team that he owned.  Nate steps in to make sure Rebecca is getting the rest she needs to heal after she falls on the ice.  Rebecca and Nate's story is filled with drama, humor, sizzle and misunderstandings.  I enjoyed reading Brooklynaire and look forward to reading more from Sarina Bowen in the future.  Brooklynaire is book 4 of the Brooklyn Bruisers Series but can easily be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Awesome Historical Romance

A Wicked Proposition - Karolyn Cairns

Talk about twists and turns, OMG, does this book have some.  A Wicked Proposition, by Karolyn Cairns, is a phenomenal historical romance with more ups and downs than a rollercoaster.  Ms. Cairns has provided readers with a well-written book furnished with outstanding characters.  I totally love the characters in this book.  The characters' relationships are so twisted I'm not even going to try to explain them.  I will say there is plenty of drama, smokin' hot sex, action, suspense and bits of humor.  This is one of those books you can't put down. I enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more from Karolyn Cairns soon.  A Wicked Proposition is book 1 of the Wicked Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.  After reading the epilogue though, you'll want to read the next book.  

Fantastic Historical Romance

Hell Hath No Fury (Devilish Debutantes Book 1) - Annabelle Anders

Hell Hath No Fury is an amazing historical romance by Annabelle Anders.  Ms. Anders has delivered a well-written book.  The characters are outstanding, I love them.  Flavion married Cecily for her money, and promptly informed her after their wedding night.  He then flaunts his mistress everywhere.  Cecily wants out of the marriage.  Stephen is Flavion's cousin and arrives on the scene too late to stop the wedding.  Stephen, Flavion and Cecily's story is loaded with drama, humor, sizzle, suspense and action.  I enjoyed reading Hell Hath No Fury and look forward to reading more from Annabelle Anders in the future.  Hell Hath No Fury is book 1 of the Devilish Debutantes Series but can easily be read as a standalone.  This is a complete story, not a cliff-hanger.

Quick Contemporary Romance

On His Watch (Search and Rescue) - Katie Ruggle

On His Watch by Katie Ruggle is a contemporary romance.  This is a quick read, perfect for those with limited reading time.  Ms. Ruggle has given us a well-written book and furnished it with a delightful cast of characters.  Derek is on the fire department dive team.  Artemis is an elementary school teacher.  Derek and his team leader arrive at the school to give a presentation to Artie's class.  Madness and mayhem arrived right behind them.  Artie and Derek's story has enough drama, humor, sizzle, suspense and action to keep any reader happy.  I enjoyed reading On His Watch and look forward to my next book by Katie Ruggle.  On His Watch is book 0.5 of the Search And Rescue Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Contemporary Romance

Veterinarian's Vacation (River's End Ranch #2) - Pamela M. Kelley

Veterinarian's Vacation by Pamela Kelley is an entertaining contemporary romance.  Ms. Kelley has delivered a well-written book.  The characters are phenomenal, I love them.  Jess is doing an internship while she's finishing the last of veterinarian school.  Jake moves home to Riston and buys the clinic where Jess works.  Jess and Jake's story is loaded with drama and humor.  This is a clean read, appropriate for any age.  I enjoyed reading Veterinarian's Vacation and would happily read more from Pamela Kelley in the future.  Veterinarian's Vacation is book 2 of the River's End Ranch Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Great Historical Romance

Letter From a Rake: Destiny Romance - Sasha Cottman

Letter From A Rake is my first historical romance by Sasha Cottman, hopefully it won't be my last.  Ms. Cottman has delivered a well-written book.  The characters are quirky and lovable.  Millie has moved to London with her family after growing up in India.  She's got a major case of homesickness going on.  When she meets her new friend's brothers, Alex makes a bad impression.  Alex and Millie's story is full of drama, humor, steamy sex and missives gone awry.  I enjoyed reading Letter From A Rake and look forward to reading more from Sasha Cottman in the future.  Letter From A Rake is book 1 of The Duke Of Strathmore but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete story, not a cliff-hanger.

2 Quick Christmas Stories

A Christmas Duet - Amy Lamont

A Christmas Duet by Amy Lamont is two holiday reads in one.  Ms. Lamont has given us two outstanding Christmas stories in one book.  This book is well-written and the stories are fairly quick reads, perfect for those with limited reading time.  Joyfully Yours is musician Faith and Michael's story.  Father Michael, that is.  This story is packed with drama, humor and misunderstandings.  

 

Please Have Snow is Lilly and Will's story.  Will is a rock star and Lilly is a bartender/artist planning the purchase of her dream home.  Their holiday has been jolly since they met.  But it's almost time for Will to get back to work.  There's plenty of drama, humor and sizzle to keep readers absorbed in this story.

 

I enjoyed both of these stories and look forward to reading more from Amy Lamont soon.  These are full stories, not cliff-hangers.

Awesome Military Romance

Check Out - Debra Parmley

Check Out by Debra Parmley is a fantastic military romance.  Ms. Parmley has given us a book that is well-written and furnished it with outstanding characters.  Betsy is a librarian for the public library in her town.  Nash is a veteran that has a damaged eye and wears a patch.  They have a rocky start but things smooth out quickly.  Until Betsy's sister comes to visit.  Nash and Betsy's story is packed with drama, action, humor, action along with some suspense and a little spice.  I enjoyed reading Check Out, this story hooked me at page one.  I look forward to my next book by Debra Parmley.  This is a fairly quick read, perfect for those with limited reading time.  Check Out is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Historical Romance

The Wild Child - Mary Jo Putney

The Wild Child by Mary Jo Putney is a fantastic historical romance.  Ms. Putney has delivered a well-written book.  I loved the characters, they are amazing.  This book did have spots where it dragged a bit, and was a little repetitive on some subjects.  Dominic's brother is supposed to marry Lady Merial but sends his twin, Dominick in his place so Merial can get familiar with him.  Merial, believed to be mad, and Dominick's story is loaded with drama, humor, action and sizzle.  I enjoyed reading Wild Child and look forward to my next book by Mary Jo Putney.  Wild Child is book 1 of The Bride Trilogy but can easily be read as a standalone.  This is a complete story, not a cliff-hanger.

Historical Romance

Lord of Chance (Rogues to Riches) (Volume 1) - Erica Ridley

Lord Of Chance by Erica Ridley is as expected, fantastic. Ms Ridley has once again wow'd me with her storytelling abilities. This is a well-written book loaded with amazing characters. Charlotte and Anthony's story is full of drama, bits of suspense, a little humor and spice. I totally enjoyed reading Lord Of Chance and look forward to reading more from Erica Ridley in the future. Lord Of Chance is book 1 of the Rogues To Riches Series but can be read as a standalone. This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Spectacular Historical Romance!

A Raven's Heart - K. C. Bateman

A Raven's Heart is an outstanding historical romance by the talented K.C. Bateman.  Ms. Bateman has delivered a well-written, smooth read.  Heloise is a code breaker for the British Home Office.  Raven is an operative assigned to keep her safe and her brother's friend.  Their story is packed with drama, action, steamy sex, humor and suspense.  This story hooked me on the first page and held me captive until the end.  I loved reading A Raven's Heart and look forward to reading more from K.C. Bateman in the future.  A Raven's Heart is book 2 of the Secrets & Spies Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Hot!

Heat Exchange (Boston Fire) by Stacey, Shannon(August 25, 2015) Mass Market Paperback - Shannon Stacey

Heat Exchange is a fantastic firefighter romance by Shannon Stacey.  Ms. Stacey has given us a book that is well-written and loaded with an amazing cast of characters.  Lydia is called to come back to Boston because her sister needs time off from the family bar.  Aidan is a firefighter and best friend to Lydia's brother.  Aidan and Lydia's story is full of drama, humor, smokin' hot sexy bits and a bit of action.  I enjoyed reading Heat Exchange and look forward to reading more from Shannon Stacey in the future.  Heat Exchange is book 1 of the Boston Fire Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Fantastic Historical Romance

Isabella: Bride of Ohio (American Mail-Order Brides Series Book 17) - Robert Arrow, Debra Parmley

Isabella: Bride Of Ohio by Debra Parmley and Robert Arrow is a fantastic historical romance.  This is a well-written book, and while there is a bit of spice, it is still appropriate for most ages.  The characters in Isabella, you will either love, or love to hate.  The writers did an excellent job creating the cast for this book.  Isabella came to America from Sweden with her parents.  Her parents got sick on the voyage and died shortly after arriving at Ellis Island.  When Isabella needs a new job because the factory she was working in burned down, she and her friends decide to become mail-order husbands.  Isabella meets Tom on her way to her future husband.  Tom rescues Isabella from an abduction attempt.  Isabella goes on to marry Donald.  There is plenty of drama, bits of humor, action and suspense in this book.  I enjoyed reading Isabella: Bride Of Ohio and look forward to reading more from Debra Parmley in the future.  This story will hook you and keep you reading.  Isabella: Bride Of Ohio is part of the American Mail-Order Brides Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book that.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Quick Paranormal

A Taste of Shifter Geekdom: Shifter Romance (Vanguard Elite) (Volume 2) - Annie Nicholas

A Taste Of Shifter Geekdom is my first book by Annie Nicholas.  This is a fairly quick read, a great choice for paranormal fans with limited reading time.  Ms. Nicholas has delivered a book that is entertaining and includes a great cast of characters.  Julia ran away from her pack to go to a shifter boot camp to learn how to defend herself.  Darrell is a boot camp to become a warrior so he can defend his pack.  Julia and Darrell's story is full of action, drama and sizzle.  A Taste Of Shifter Geekdom is book 2 of the Vanguard Elite Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.  

Hot!

Slow Burn - J.H. Croix

Slow Burn is an entertaining contemporary romance by J.H. Croix.  Ms. Croix has delivered a book that is well-written (even though it's in the hated first person, alternating point of view) and loaded with fantastic characters.  Maisie inherits her grandmother's home and job as a dispatcher for Willow Brook's Fire & Rescue.  Beck accidentally walks in on Maisie when she's showering at the station.  Maisie and Beck's story is loaded with drama, smokin' hot sex, humor and a little suspense.  I enjoyed reading Slow Burn and look forward to reading more from J.H. Croix in the future.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Fantastic Historical Romance

Highland Deliverance - B.J. Scott

Highland Deliverance by B.J. Scott is a fantastic historical romance. Ms. Scott has gifted us with a book that is well-written and packed with phenomenal characters. Roslyn is determined to help her nephew escape her evil brother and reunite him with his mother. Ian volunteers to be the one to enter the Morgan castle and find his cousin's son. Roslyn and Ian's story is loaded with drama, humor, action, spice and suspense. I enjoyed this book from the first page to the last and look forward to my next book by B.J. Scott. Highland Deliverance is book 3 of the Blades of Honor Series but can easily be read as a standalone. This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.