A young woman who is also a healer disguises herself as a boy to deliver her mother’s deathbed missive to a Scottish Laird. Set upon by bandits, she’s saved by a Scottish noble. She saves him right back, and he accompanies her on her quest to make good on her mother’s dying wish. They are both surprised by the contents of the scroll she carries and it has far reaching implications.
by fangswandsfairy • BDSM-Romance, Book Review Fiction, Special Promotional Event • Tags: basketball, BDSM, college athlete, Greek Gods, Mina Vaughn, Molly Harper, Olympus, revolution, Rock Star, rookie, Vampire, Vampires, warrior
Pocket Star-E Nights Special Summer events each Monday: This week I am joining in to feature and review Mina Vaughn’s HOW TO REPRIMAND YOUR ROCK STAR and Molly Harper’s DRIVING MR. DEAD. With links to exclusive excerpts!
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Steamy Romance • Tags: airports, avoidance, children, disguise, divorce, flying, grief, honesty, Megan Hart, pretending, promiscuity, sex, teenagers
There’s a terrible loss in Stella’s past, and she can neither face it nor fly away from it. She also can’t be herself, not fully, unless she comes to accept that loss as part of herself.
An internet billionaire assembles a staff to renovate a family mansion on an island off Rhode Island. They include the architect, the landscaper, and a cleaning service owner. Others, some living and some not so living, and some with bad intentions, show up too. It’s Molly’s first foray into New England — be ready to get ten-pin bowled over!
Talk about Wicked Stepmothers! Declan’s is the evil step mommy to end all. So when his neglected and practically forgotten step-sister is dropped on his doorstep what’s he going to do?
A cantankerous war hero with debilitating injuries and a beautiful pianist discover each other in Bath. But will her music and his migraines keep them apart?
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Steamy Romance • Tags: absent parents, Animal magnetism, Berkley, cats, dogs, Idaho, Jill Shalvis, life plan, Los Angeles, Penguin, Sunshine, Veterinarian, Vets
Emily is a new veterinarian with a life plan. But her life started deviating from the plan when she drew the the internship in Idaho when her plan clearly calls for the Beverly Hills clinic. Is it the wrong post or the wrong plan? And what about the dog howls she keeps hearing at night?
Some people just attract trouble. Gin Blanco is one such person, a retired assassin who has the entire underworld after her. She’s lucky if she doesn’t have to kill someone before breakfast.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: Avon, Historical romance, kidnapping, Lynsay Sands, Madison Sisters, Marriage, mystery, plot, prostitution, Sisters, The Husband Hunt
The youngest Madison sister has just about given up on Robert Langley, the man she’s loved since she was a girl, and is in London looking for a husband. She finds a lot of trouble and Robert comes to her rescue but declares himself uninterested because of a supposed family curse!
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Time Travel • Tags: British Army, Claire, Diana Gabaldon, George Washington, Jamie, Outlander, Scottish Highlands, Time Travel, Written In My Own Heart's Blood
This continues the story of Claire and Jamie Fraser, their family and friends. Time Travel, Highlanders, The American Revolution. And, the ghosts of the future have impact in the past.
SUMMER RAIN is an anthology to benefit RAINN, The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. I review three stories: by Ruthie Knox, Charlotte Stein and May Ann Rivers.
Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings struggle through self-absorbed and angst-bound lives, careers, loss and love in this portrait of the early 21st century.
Imagine you wake up in another person’s life — 200 years in the future.
Jane, whose life is contemporaneous to Jane Austen’s life, wakes up in the 21st Century. Life lessons, and scrutiny of the differences and similarities of life then and now are interestingly and amusingly explored.
A gorgeous but impoverished lady and a scandalous earl meet at a ball where a theft of the French Bleu Diamond (formerly part of the French Crown Jewels) occurs. He must protect her but when the game becomes dangerous how will they protect their hearts as well as their lives?
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Monthly Round-Up, Special Event • Tags: Angelina Jolie, books read, Charlaine Harris, Lynsay Sands, Maleficent, monthly, Regency, round up, Sookie Stackhouse, Sunday Post, tally, Time Travel, True Blood, week in review, weekly
A Glance at the Past Week, A Glimmer of What’s to Come, and An Accounting of my Reads & Reviews for June.