Exciting news from Laura Kaye made me want to look at another book by her: HEARTS IN DARKNESS.
A consultant and an office manager tackle the issue of childhood abuse and its effect on their lives and relationships. Steamy.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Romance/Erotica, Women's Fiction, Women's Fiction • Tags: baby, Broadway Books, Elderly, Living together, Maddie Dawson, Marriage, Pregnancy, Random House
A long term relationship unravels in the face of life changes, new jobs, and caring for relatives.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Romance/Erotica • Tags: bed and breakfast, birthmark, Bluebonnet, body image, brotherly love, COnvict, Jessica Clare, Parenting, perfection, port wine stain, scoliosis, siblings, Texas, virginity, Wilderness Survival Expeditions
A shy young woman falls in love with her brother’s employee. They’re great together but he has secrets that get in the way.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Romance/Erotica • Tags: Avon, Bake Shop, Book Club, Britain, British, Cafe, Cake, coffee, erotica, Geeks, Girls, HarperCollins, Jilly Cooper, Marriage, Naughty, new love, pensioner, sweet, tea
A group of women, and a male student, get together to read erotic books and discuss them. Each person changes in ways they would not have expected. Very British but universal.
Come by and see my review of this new hot firefighter and contractor gets together with poetry-loving bar manager. With tourwide giveaway!
In book eight of Jill’s Lucky Harbor Series Jack Harper, a firefighter and Leah Sullivan, a brilliant pastry chef filling in for her grandmother at her bakery, are two old friends who come up against their real feelings for each other. Audiobook Review.
This reminded me of the “Tammy” movies with Debbie Reynolds or Sandra Dee; you may not remember them. But it also reminded me of Cinderella, in particular the lyric I quoted in the banner from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical: “Impossible! For a plain country bumpkin and a prince to join in marriage!” Did it offer a new take on the rube meets sophisticate trope? Read More to find out!
Violence and tragedy mark Hayden’s and Tenley’s pasts, and they will need to learn to move past them and their misplaced guilt to be together in this continuation of the story of a grad student and a tattoo artist.
Rafe, a broken-hearted sergeant and Fallon, A burlesque club owner and dancer try to deny the inevitable.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Romance/Erotica • Tags: Ashley, camping, communes, development, Florida Keys, hippies, parenthood, Real Estate, Roman, ROMAN HOLIDAY, Ruthie Knox
Ashley is a young woman, grieving the loss of the grandmother who raised her; searching for “family” and “home,” and a Cuban-American real estate developer whose hardened himself against trivialities like feelings continue their road trip to see her grandmother’s friends as she tries to convince him not to tear down the home her grandmother sold him.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Romance/Erotica • Tags: Auto Mechanics, dogs, Dysfunctional Family, green mountain, Hannah, Iraq, Marie Force, Puppies, small town, vermont, war, War Widow
Love in a goldfish bowl! Imagine having everyone in town know who you’re dating and when he stays over. When the town mechanic and the widow of a favorite son/Iraq war hero get together sparks and gossip fly!
A woman meets an arrogant FBI agent as he tries to pick her up. She expresses her disdain but they soon discover they’ll be seeing each other again. And again. Are “hate” and “hot” closely linked?
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Romance/Erotica, New Adult Romance • Tags: assault, conviction, dysgraphia, enrichment, librarian, middle class, parole, prison, violence, white trash
A Librarian who had been in an abusive relationship meets a gentle convict. What ensues is really scorchingly hot and totally romantic! It also looks at class boundaries and what is safe.