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Awesome Western Romance

Kickin' Up Dust (Operation Cowboy Book 1) - Em  Petrova

Kickin' Up Dust by Em Petrova is a great western romance.  Ms. Petrova has supplied readers with a book that is well-written and furnished with fun, lovable characters.  Brodie is returning home along with his buddies after their military service is done.  When they arrive in town to find an empty tornado-ravaged town they travel on to Brodie's ranch to find little damage there.  Danica is Brodie's best friend's sister, the best friend that died in his arms.  Brodie and Danica's story is packed with drama, humor, steamy sex, sass and guilt.  I enjoyed reading Kickin' Up Dust and look forward to my next book by Em Petrova.  Kickin' Up Dust is book 1 of the Operation Cowboy Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger. 

Great Highlander Romance

The Lady's Protector (Highland Bodyguards, Book 1) - Emma Prince

The Lady's Protector by Emma Prince is an entertaining book.  Ms. Prince has given readers a well-written book loaded with a fabulous cast of characters.  Ansel is a warrior and loyal to the Bruce.  He's not happy with the task he's appointed to carry out.  Isolda is the mother of Lancaster's bastard child and nothing is more important to her than keeping him hidden and safe.  Ansel and Isolda's story is loaded with drama, humor, action, spice and suspense.  I enjoyed reading The Lady's Protector and look forward to reading more from Emma Prince in the future.  The Lady's Protector is book 1 of the Highland Bodyguards Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Awesome Contemporary Romance

Oscar - S.J. McCoy

Oscar is a fabulous contemporary romance by SJ McCoy.  Ms. McCoy has given readers a book that is well-written and a smooth read.  She has assembled a cast of characters that is stellar and my favorite part of the book.  Grace works for an accountant and is a sometimes waitress.  The rest of her hours she spends running the community center that helps latchkey kids, single moms, homeless and vets.  Oscar is rich and bored, his newest venture, a bar, is no longer a challenge so he buys a building to open a new one.  The problem is, the building he buys is the community center's home.  Oscar and Grace's story is full of drama, humor and sizzle.  I enjoyed reading Oscar and look forward to reading more from SJ McCoy in the future.  Oscar is book 1 of The Davenport's Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Great find hidden deep in the kindle.

Dallas Nights - Em Petrova

Dallas Nights by Em Petrova is a fantastic second chance romance. This is a fairly quick read, perfect for those with limited reading time. Ms. Petrova has delivered a book that's well-written and has great characters. Ellie returned to her hometown on vacation because it was time to give Dallas the apology she's owed him for years. Dallas was surprised to find Ellie at his pond. He's still angry with her but still wants her like crazy. I enjoyed reading Dallas Nights and look forward to my next book by Em Petrova. Dallas Nights is book 1 of the Quick And The Hot Series but can be read as a standalone. This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger. Turn your fan on, this book sizzles!

You're gonna love it!

Defending Sophie - Special Forces: Operation Alpha (GHOST #1) - P.J. Fiala

Wow!  Defending Sophie is an outstanding romantic suspense by P.J. Fiala.  Ms. Fiala has once again delivered a well-written book and a nice smooth read.  The characters make this book one that you can't put down once you start it.  I totally love them!  Sophie is in the Army and she's in trouble.  The only person she can think of to help her is Gaige, the man she's had a crush on for years.  Gaige pulls a team of his GHOST members together to help and he and Hawk are off to rescue his best friend's sister, who he hasn't been able to forget.  Gaige and Sophie's story is crammed full of drama, humor, action, steamy sex and suspense.  I loved this book from cover to cover and look forward to my next book by P.J. Fiala.  Defending Sophie is part of the Special Forces: Operation Alpha Series and book 1 of the GHOST Series.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.  

Great Romantic Suspense

The Cinderella Mission - Catherine Mann

The Cinderella Mission is a great romantic suspense by Catherine Mann.  Ms. Mann has provided readers with a well-written book.  The characters are outstanding.  Ethan and Kelly both work for AIRES, a top-secret section of the CIA.  Ethan objects to having Kelly work with him on the new assignment but has no choice.  Kelly has had a thing for Ethan for a while and she's ready for her first assignment.  Kelly and Ethan's story is loaded with drama, humor, spice, action and suspense.  I enjoyed reading The Cinderella Mission and look forward to reading more from Catherine Mann in the future.  The Cinderella Mission is book 0.5 of the Family Secrets Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

 

I read a print copy of this book.

Fantastic Historical Romance

An Affair in Winter - Jess Michaels

An Affair In Winter is an awesome historical romance by Jess Michaels.  Ms. Michaels has given readers a well-written book.  The characters are outstanding.  Rosalinde married to get away from her abusive grandfather only to have to return when her husband dies.  He hates her and makes her travel with servants to her sister's wedding.  Gray meets Rosalinde at a tavern where they are both taking shelter from a snowstorm.  Gray and Rosalinde's story is loaded with drama, humor, smokin' hot sex, and a little action and suspense.  I enjoyed reading An Affair In Winter and look forward to my next book by Jess Michaels.  An Affair in Winter is book 1 of the Seasons Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Romantic Suspense

All A Man Can Be - Virginia Kantra

All A Man Can Be by Virginia Kantra is a fabulous romantic suspense.  Ms. Kantra has given readers a well-written book.  The characters are outstanding and make this book fun to read.  Nicole arrives in town as the new owner of the Blue Moon.  Mark is the manager and was hoping to buy the Blue Moon but it was snapped up before he could get his plan together.  Throw in a son Mark didn't know he had and the story just gets better.  Mark and Nicole's story is loaded with drama, action, humor, spice and suspense.  I enjoyed reading All A Man Can Be and look forward to reading more from Virginia Kantra in the future.  All A Man Can Be is book 3 of the Trouble In Eden Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Fantastic Historical Romance

Twice a Rake - Catherine Gayle

Twice A Rake is a fantastic historical romance by Catherine Gayle.  Ms. Gayle has delivered a book that is well-written and populated with a fantastic cast of characters.  Aurora loses her journal and hopes it is washed down the river and nobody can ever read it.  Niles has to marry and produce an heir.  When he finds Aurora's journal and reads the things she's written he keeps it.  Aurora and Niles' story is loaded with drama, humor, sizzle, action and suspense.  I enjoyed reading Twice A Rake and look forward to reading more from Catherine Gayle in the future.  

Very short historical romance

The Devil to Pay - Catherine Gayle

The Devil To Pay by Catherine Gayle is a very quick read, perfect for those with limited reading time.  Ms. Gayle has provided readers with a well-written book and loaded it with awesome characters.  Miranda's sister is determined to trap Gabe into marriage.  In her effort to save him from being trapped she called his attention to herself.  Gabe and Miranda's story is a fun read.  There's plenty of drama, humor, and a little spice.  I enjoyed reading The Devil To Pay and look forward to reading more from Catherine Gayle in the future.  The Devil To Pay is book 1 of The Devilish Devalles Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Fantastic Western Romance

Spurred - Vanessa Vale

Spurred by Vanessa Vale is an outstanding western romance.  This is a fairly quick read, perfect for those with limited time for reading.  It is a M/F/M menage though, so it may not be for everyone.  The only thing I didn't like about this book is it's written in first person, alternating point of view format.  Kady travels to Montana after being notified that she inherited a fortune and a ranch along with 4 half-sisters that she didn't know she had.  Riley is the lawyer handling the estate and Cord is his friend that owns a security firm and they plan to make her their's.  Cord, Kady and Riley's story is loaded with drama, humor, action, suspense and 5 alarm fire heat.  I enjoyed reading Spurred and look forward to my next book by Vanessa Vale.  Spurred is book 1 of the Steel Ranch Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

I voluntarily read a complimentary copy of this book that I received from Bookfunnel.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Great Romantic Suspense

An Unlikely Setup - Margaret Watson

An Unlikely Setup by Margaret Watson is a fantastic romantic suspense.  Ms. Watson has delivered a book that is well-written and loaded with phenomenal characters.  Maddie spent her last summer in Otter Tail with her godfather 15 years ago and never went back.  Now that he's gone she has to go back and dispose of the property he left her.  Quinn doesn't remember how he embarrassed Maddie the last time she was in town.  He's trying to find a way to buy the bar from Maddie and is disappointed that David didn't leave it to him as he promised.  Maddie and Quinn's story is loaded with drama, humor, spice, action and suspense.  I enjoyed reading An Unlikely Setup and look forward to reading more from Margaret Watson in the future.  An Unlikely Setup is book 1 of the Welcome To Otter Tail Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Fantastic Western Romance

Sullivan's Promise - Joan Johnston

Sullivan's Promise is an outstanding western romance by Joan Johnston. Ms. Johnston has provided readers with a book that is well-written and populated it with a stellar cast of characters. Vick gave up her baby to his father. Six months later she was at Sullivan's door, admitting her mistake and wanting to see her son. Vick and Sullivan's story is packed with drama, bits of humor, action and spice. Sullivan's Promise hooked me from page one and kept me glued to my e-reader way past bedtime. I enjoyed every page. This story does have little glimpses of what's going on in other family members lives that may confuse new to this series readers, but for those that have been reading the series, it's a great visit with past characters. Sullivan's Promise is book 12 of the Bitter Creek Series, but can be read as a standalone. This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger. I just hope the next book is Mike's story.

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

Ok Read for YA

Uncovering Officer Smith (The Discovering Trilogy Book 2) - Sheena Hutchinson

Uncovering Officer Smith is my first book by Sheena Hutchinson, and probably my last.  This story is well-written, but it is written in first person, alternating point of view format, wich I hate.  The characters were a little bland, except for sidekick Meggie, Meggie's personality shined.  This story is about Becca, a 4.0 gpa collage student and John, a cop that moonlights as a bouncer.  There's lots of drugs, drinking, sex and over the top angst in this story.  Maybe I'm too old for this book, I had to force myself to finish it.  I think young adults will maybe appreciate it more than this old woman.  

 

Love, love, love it!

Lady In Demand (The Langley Sisters Book 2) - Wendy Vella

Lady In Demand is a wonderful historical romance by Wendy Vella.  Ms. Vella has once again impressed me with her storytelling abilities and smooth writing.  The characters are totally awesome and just plain lovable.  Phoebe is a debutante but also has a mind of her own and is a little outspoken.  Finn is a Marquess and is looking for a bride, a meek and quiet bride.  Finn and Phoebe's story is loaded with drama, humor and spice.  I enjoyed reading Lady In Demand and look forward to my next book by Wendy Vella.  Lady In Demand is book 2 of The Langley Sisters but can easily be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

Fantastic Historical Romance

Attracted to the Earl - Bronwen Evans

Attracted To The Earl is an outstanding historical romance by Bronwen Evans.  Ms. Evans has once again given readers a well-written book.  I especially loved the cast of characters she's used for this story.  Kudos to Ms. Evans, the characters are imperfect but lovable.  Guy finds himself unexpectedly becoming the Earl of Argyle.  Because of his secret, he doesn't believe he'll ever marry.  Abigail is an artist with secrets of her own.  She arrives at Guy's estate to paint the Ghost Orchid.  Abigail and Guy's story is loaded with drama, humor, sizzle, action and suspense.  Every page of this book is a treat to read and I look forward to my next book by Bronwen Evans.  Attracted To The Earl is book 3 of the Imperfect Lords Series but can easily 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 I received from NetGalley. All thoughts and opinions are my own.