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.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: Africa, Avon, crimes against women, England, exploration, HarperCollins, Laura Lee Guhrke, London, missionaries, Savoy Hotel, science, Scientific method, Victorian era
Suffering from trauma and subsequent ruination Edie goes to England to find a husband, hoping to find one who will look past her ruin to her deep purse. And, she needs to find a man who will make no demands on her as a wife. Stuart needs a wife who can solve all his financial problems and who won’t mind him spending most of his time exploring Africa. When he is forced to return home and wants a real marriage can the marriage of convenience become a love match?
by fangswandsfairy • 2014 Historical Romance Reading Challenge, Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: aristocracy, Avon, collaboration, Count, Duke, Earl, eligible, HarperCollins, Horses, house party, Lady, Lord, Marriage, matchmaker, officer, Regency, Season, the ton
I just love the Regency house party. Where house parties set in the Edwardian period are almost always murder mysteries, the Regency house party novel is a frothy chance for mischief and matchmaking.
Acadia Bell and her boyfriend Lon have to go on the road to track down the spell her mother used to conceive her, a child with power.
Have you ever wrangled with wildlife in your house? Terry Spear shares her adventures with wildlife. In. Her. House. With a great giveaway for her new Heart of the Jaguar series book, JAGUAR HUNT!
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Paranormal Romance, urban fantasy • Tags: Bulgaria, Knights of the Black Swan, multiverse, Order of the Black Swan, parallel universe, second chance, Sol, Vampire, Victoria Danann
A second chance for life, love and one’s mission as well a lot of coincidences figure into the seventh book in this series.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Romantic Suspense, Humor • Tags: Bail, Bond Enforcement, Doctors, Grandma Mazur, hos, Janet Evanovich, Joe Morelli, Lula, New Jersey, police, Ranger, Stephanie, surgery, the Burg, Trenton
Stephanie Plum is back and broke. While an elusive big money FTA proves to be a dead end, Stephanie takes a job guarding Ranger and ends up a target. She also holds a Tiki statue, which may or may not have woo-woo abilities, hostage.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Paranormal Romance, urban fantasy • Tags: babies, Beth, Black Dagger Brotherhood, Darius, J R Ward, Layla, Lessening Society, Scribe Virgin, Trez, Vampire, wrath, XCor
There’s more than one story being told here. But are they part of the whole?
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Giveaway, Guest Post, Tourwide Giveaway • Tags: Elves, Historic Undead, Jean Lafitte, mermen, New Orleans, Sentinels, Sentinels of New Orleans, Suzanne Johnson, Vampire, witches, Wizards
What is the lure of the Bad Boy. It’s got to be the teddy bear we know lurks inside, right? Suzanne Johnspon, author of the smashing Sentinels of New Orleans series explores the idea with a look at her heroes/anti-heroes. With a special site giveaway as well as the tourwide giveaway.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Steamy Romance • Tags: Amanda Usen, Contemporary Romance, cookies, croque en bouche, culinary, dessert, dining, fries, Jumping from the frying pan into the fire, restaurant, Venice Los Angeles
She’s gorgeous, he’s hot. Yeah, they live on different sides of the country, but what’s really standing in the way?
Some pretty heavy prophecy got laid down at the end of the FIFTH GRAVE PAST THE LIGHT so fans of the series will definitely want to crack this one open to find out what happens. And Charley learns more about who and what she is all the time! Dead or alive, human or demon, the characters bring a lot of excitement and laughs to Charley’s world.
Every girl wonders whether the boy who wants her first kiss REALLY loves her. When her entire life, her chance for love depends on judging whether it’s true or if he loves her Pounds Sterling, Grace needs a little more than pretty words and bouquets.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: Accidental Duchess, blackmail, Cards, Duke, Fairbourne Quartet, French, Gaming, Georgian, Jove, Madeline Hunter, Penguin, the ton, treason
A young woman of means is blackmailed via an adolescent experiment. If compromised she could be ruined and only one man can save her as she struggles to solve the problem on her own through her uncanny luck at the gaming tables.
There’s nothing like a small town where everyone knows who is doing what to whom. In this town there’s one bad boy who is doing a lot of whoms. When he dumps Ali, leaving her broke and homeless she is fortunate to run into Luke. It’s lucky for a lot of reasons — helpful, hot and steamy reasons
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!