Spotlight: When A Lady Deceives by Tara Kingston (Excerpt, Review & Giveaway)

~~~~~ He caught a tiny pearl button between his fingers and freed it, then stilled. His eyes heavy-lidded, he waited, allowing her a final opportunity to evade his claim. Jennie’s heart thrummed. Her yearning for him was madness. She needed his touch as desperately as an addict craved opium. His lips resumed their leisurely conquest. […]

Blog Tour: My Fair Princess by Vanessa Kelly (Excerpt, Review & Giveaway)

~~~~~ ~~~      “Letitia, I’m the one who should be insulted. You rejected me once, and now you’re propositioning me in the middle of a ballroom. Did you really believe I would fall for your tricks again?” She struggled to control her temper and made a credible job of it. “Poor Charles, you always were […]

Author Event: When a Marquis Chooses a Bride by Ella Quinn (Excerpt, Review & Giveaway)

~~~~~ They resumed ambling on the side of the path. Suddenly there was a commotion and a shout from behind. Dotty whirled around. A small dog had grabbed the tassel on a man’s boot and was backing up growling with its tail wagging, trying to shake its prize. Foolishly, the man kept kicking out at […]

Blog Tour: Cherry Bomb by Megan Michelau (Excerpt & Review)

~~~~~ ~~~ “You’re going to live to regret that, Boo Boo!” Cherry ground out through clenched teeth as she lay flat on her back. The result of being tossed across the room by a three-hundred-pound grizzly shifter who was currently lumbering toward her. Cherry placed her hands on the ground above her head and brought […]

Blog Tour: The Du Lac Chronicles by Mary Anne Yarde (Interview)

~~~~~ ~~~ ~~~ Inside the Writer’s Mind ~ Mary Anne Yarde. The Du Lac Chronicles Writing can be a daunting prospect, what made you decide to share your story with the world? I grew up just outside of Glastonbury ~ The Ancient Isle of Avalon ~ England. The stories of King Arthur and his Knights […]

Blog Tour: Love to Win by Lisa Ricard Claro (Excerpt)

~~~~~ “Well, I like that,” Brenna said. “My own mother likes your cake better.” Dante regarded her with amusement. “Not everything has to be a competition between us, does it? What difference does it make which of us bakes the better cake?” “Or sautés the better shrimp?” Brenna said, remembering Dante’s shrimp dish from Thanksgiving […]

Blog Tour: I’m Still Here by Clelie Avit (Excerpt, Review & Giveaway)

~~~~~ My parents leave the room. I didn’t even get a kiss, or if I did it was so perfunctory that I couldn’t hear it. I’m just preparing to be alone with myself again when I hear the door handle turn. My mother must have left her scarf or something. But it’s not her walk, […]

ARC Review: The Scoundrel and I by Katharine Ashe

~~~~~ ~~Reviewed by Monique~~ Gabrielle Flood is being daring. While her employers at Brittle & Sons, Printers, are away on holiday in Bristol, Gabrielle “borrows” the printing type from her workplace to bring to her flat and show her gravely ill grandmother, for whom it will be the grandest joy. No one will ever know. […]

Blog Tour: Unchained Melody by Cynthia Roberts (Excerpt & Giveaway)

~~~~~ ~~~ “Nice to meet you, Mr. Templeton. I’ve been trying to get to Sugar Run for the past two years, but …” she paused. “I just don’t know how to say no to my boss.” He chuckled and pointed her way. “Well, good for you. All work and no play … well, you know […]

Saturday Discussion: The Sweetest (Book) Hangover

  Those of us who have been reading romance for any length of time have probably known the agony of the book hangover. Granted, it probably happens to readers of other genres as well, but no genre matches romance for the depth of the emotional involvement. That’s pretty much the whole point, really, so it […]