Category Archives: Romance

Review: How To Worship A Goddess by Stephanie Julian

How To Worship A Goddess
(Forgotten Goddesses #2)
By: Stephanie Julian
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Published: Dec. 1, 2011
Genre: Erotica
Rating:
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Lucy was once the beloved Goddess of the Moon, and she could have any man she wanted. But these days, the goddesses of the Etruscan pantheon are all but forgotten. The only rituals she enjoys now are the local hockey games, whereone ferociously handsome player still inflames her divine blood…
Brandon Stevenson is one hundred percent focused on the game, until he looks up and sees a celestial beauty sitting in the third row. A man could surely fall hard for a distraction like that.

 
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Review: What a Goddess Wants by Stephanie Julian

What a Goddess Wants
(Forgotten Goddesses #1)
By: Stephanie Julian
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Published May 28, 2011
Genre: Erotica
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It’s OK no one remembers Etruscan Sun goddess Tessa. But when a demon threatens her life, she must turn to mythology’s darkest warrior for protection…

Caligo of the Cimmerians has never met a woman as warm, sunny and inviting as Tessa. Their sizzling mutual attraction quickly sweeps the two of them into a love story that’s worthy of the gods…

 
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Review: Three Days, Two Nights by M.J Fredrick

Three Days, Two Nights
By: M.J Fredrick
Publisher: Carina Press
Published: Oct. 24, 2011
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Nathaniel Reis screwed up. He put his career as an air force pilot before his marriage to Tess, and wound up divorced. Now that he’s left the service, he has a plan to fix things, if only he can get her alone for a few days.

When Tess misses her flight to a corporate retreat, Nat’s there with his island-hopper plane and a plot to get stranded in paradise thanks to “mechanical problems.” But his plan goes awry when a storm blows them off course and they have to make a real emergency landing-and not on the island where he’s stashed supplies.

Tess is furious. She’s anxious to get to her retreat, and away from Nat. She’s even angrier that being so close to him arouses her in a way she hasn’t been for a long time. Rescue can’t come soon enough, but in the meantime, she’s going to have to trust Nat to keep her safe. Even if she’s in danger of falling for him all over again.

 
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Review: Summer’s Journey by Summer Daniels

Summer’s Journey
(Volume One: Losing Control)
By: Summer Daniels
Publisher: Self-published
Published: July 31, 2011
Genre: True Romance/Erotica
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Fortyish, newly divorced, searching and longing for something different. Something fulfilling and exciting, somewhere far outside my ordinary comfort zone.

Come with me on my journey of discovery. Explore with me. Touch, taste and feel with me.

Lots more to come following my introduction to you in this first volume of a multi-part True Romance / Erotica series.

 
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Review: Changing the Game by Jaci Burton

Changing the Game
(Play By Play #2)
By: Jaci Burton
Publisher: Berkley Heat
Published: Aug. 2, 2011
Genre: Erotic Romance
Rating: I freaking LOVED it! I have already read it twice.
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Win at any cost. That’s always been the mantra of sports agent Liz Darnell. When she carries things too far and risks losing her number one client- baseball pro Gavin Riley- Liz realizes that she’ll have to work extra innings to regain his trust. It might not be too much of a stretch. She’s had a thing for this player’s moves since she first laid eyes on him, and by the looks of it, he wants her just as bad. And Gavin’s more than ready- especially when Liz is offering herself as part of the bargain. For added thrills, he decides to throw a little curve ball Liz’s way to see just how far she’s willing to go to keep him as a client. But when love unexpectedly enters the playing field, neither Liz nor Gavin are ready for the biggest game-changer of all.

 
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Review: Good Girls Don’t by Victoria Dahl

Good Girls Don’t
(Donovan Brothers Brewery #1)
By: Victoria Dahl
Publisher: HQN Books
Release Date: Aug. 30, 2011
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Source: NetGalley
Format: Ebook
Pages: 384
Rating: I really liked the story!
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With her long ponytail and sparkling green eyes, Tessa Donovan looks more like the girl next door than a businesswoman—or a heartbreaker. Which may explain why Detective Luke Asher barely notices her when he arrives to investigate a break–in at her family’s brewery. He’s got his own problems—starting with the fact that his partner, Simone, is pregnant and everyone thinks he’s the father.

Tessa has her hands full, too. Her brother’s playboy ways may be threatening the business, and the tension could tear her tight–knit family apart. In fact, the only thing that could unite the Donovan boys is seeing a man come after their “baby” sister. Especially a man like Luke Asher. But Tessa sees past the rumors to the man beneath. He’s not who people think he is—and neither is she.

 

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Review: Tangled Past by Leah Braemel

Tangled Past
By: Leah Braemel
Published: June 13, 2011
Publisher: Carina Press
Genre: Erotica
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Forced to marry a man she just met, Sarah McLeod clings to the hope that she’ ll finally find the love and acceptance she’ s always craved. Her tenuous dreams of a happy life on the frontier are in danger of being dashed by the one thing she can’t change—her husband’ s love for another man.
Jackson Kellar’s determined to do right by his bride, yet he’ s torn between his new found love for Sarah and his still-burning desire for Nate.
Ranch owner Nate Campbell loves them both. He hates to see Jackson’ s loyalties so divided, and doesn’t want Sarah hurt either. How can they fix the tangled mess they find themselves in?

 

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Review: Beg For Mercy by Jami Alden

Beg For Mercy
(Trilogy #1)
By: Jami Alden
Publisher: Forever
Published: June 1, 2011
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Rating: I really liked it
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He lurks in the shadows, waiting and watching . . . And once he has you, all you can do is. . . BEG FOR MERCY

Megan Flynn thought she was falling in love. Cole Williams wasn’t just handsome and passionate, he was one of the good guys. Or so she thought, until he arrested her brother – the only family she has left – for a murder she knows he couldn’t have possibly committed. Now, with her heart broken and her brother’s life hanging in the balance, Megan will risk everything to prove his innocence. Even if that means throwing herself into the path of a sadistic killer with a hauntingly familiar MO.

Seattle Detective Cole Williams had given up on making Megan see reason where her brother is concerned. But when she insinuates herself into the most shockingly brutal case Cole has ever worked, he can’t stand idly by. Plunged into a secret world where the city’s elite indulge their darkest desires, Cole will do whatever it takes to bring down a madman who has made Megan his most coveted prey.

 
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Review: Endless Night by Maureen A. Miller

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By: Maureen A. Miller
Publisher: Carina Press
Publication Date: April 13, 2011
Genre: Romance Suspense
Pages: 214
Source: NetGalley
Format: eBook
Rating: I liked it and found the story entertaining.
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A woman hiding from her identity. A man trying to find his.After witnessing a murder, Megan Summers ran until she reached the remote coastal village of Victory Cove. She has a new name, but she knows it’ s only a matter of time before the murderer catches up with her.

Jake Grogan has come to town to unravel the mystery of his heritage. Instead of finding his grandmother at Wakefield House, he discovers an attractive stranger who will do anything to get him off her doorstep. Trapped by a storm, he’ s forced to stay the night with Megan, a woman who keeps a handgun under her bed and closes herself off from the outside world.

Jake tries to dig deeper into his past, but he’ s distracted by his fear for Megan’ s safety and his growing feelings for her. Danger is drawing near and he’ ll do anything to keep her safe. Will it be enough to help them survive the endless night?

 
 
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Review: The Devil In Disguise by Stephanie Sloane

(Regency Rogues #1)
Author: Stefanie Sloane
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Published: May 24, 2011
Genre: Historical Romance
Source: Publisher
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Rating: I liked it!

Lord William Randall, the Duke of Clairemont, is a rake with little regard for society—a most unlikely suitor for Lady Lucinda Grey. But his latest assignment for the Young Corinthians, an elite spy organization, involves protecting her from a kidnapping plot. To do this, the notorious “Iron Will” must use his devilish charm to seduce Lucinda and convince her he’s worthy of her attention. William never planned to become enthralled by the lovely Lady Grey—or to lose his own heart in the bargain.

Beautiful and fiercely intelligent, Lucinda has managed to gracefully sidestep even the most persistent suitors. Until the Duke of Clairemont, that is. She’s tempted by his sinfully sensuous mouth and piercing eyes, and finds it hard to resist the champion thoroughbred he offers her in exchange for the honor of courting her. Can she keep him at arm’s length when his touch begs her to let him so much closer?

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