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Daring Widow by Cerise DeLand

This is an interesting and intriguing storyline. The characters are very different from the usual lords and ladies, more forward thinking, less formal. Andre is a charming, romantic and determined man. Marianne is a strong, independent and stubborn woman. Andre falls for her immediately, but she wants nothing to do with any man. So he bides his time and becomes a friend to her, hoping to earn her trust. There is nothing conventional about their relationship, it's steamy, not completely secret and creative. There is some drama in the story, but it doesn't really affect Andre and Marianne. I enjoyed the story, even though it didn't keep my complete attention. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Roman's Choice by Rhonda Lee Carver

This is entertaining and romantic. The storyline is captivating and Roman and Pippa are likeable and fascinating. Roman is cocky, sweet, romantic, amusing and vulnerable. Pippa is shy, kind, stubborn and naive. There is an instant pull between them from the moment their eyes meet, but neither of them is ready to trust the others feelings. I really enjoyed reading this book and suggest that it be put on your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Bank Robber's Baby hy Rachel Kane

This is sweet, amusing, entertaining and romantic. Travis is stubborn, caring and loyal. River is sweet, shy, naive and insecure. They are opposites in just about every way, but they're drawn to each other and make a good couple. Ray adds drama and angst to the storyline. I enjoyed reading it. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Mr. Darcy's Kiss by Krista Lakes

This is full of sweetness and drama. Mr. Darcy is pompous, suspicious, intense, charming and sweet. Lizzie is caring, sweet and stubborn. Mr. Darcy is a real jerk in the beginning, but Lizzie softens his heart. In the end it's actually a very romantic story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Hidden Gems. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Longest Shot by Amanda Horton

This is amusing, engrossing, entertaining and enjoyable. Leon is determined, romantic and sweet. Diane is stubborn, dedicated and insecure. Each has their own issues involving the opposite sex, neither trusts, but both are drawn to each other. It's a romantic story, but the dog really steals the show. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Highlanders Dilemma by Emilia Ferguson

This is dramatic and suspenseful. The storyline is interesting, yet irritating. The only character that I liked was Conn. He's sweet, brave and determined. Leona is weak, naive and foolish. Her mother is beyond duplicitous. The adventure that Conn and Leona have is filled with pain and misery. I really didn't enjoy it. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Steam by MacKenzie Stowe

This is entertaining and amusing. Nate is a serious, determined and charming man. Eliza is tough, caring and vulnerable. Their romance begins with a sort of reacquaintance of friends. When fire ignites between them it catches them both by surprise. It turns out that Nate is really a sweet, romantic guy. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Rancher Daddy by Lexi Whitlow

This is romantic, steamy, sweet, dramatic and engrossing. Cam is cautious and insecure, yet strong and confident. Grace is sweet, caring, quiet and vulnerable. Cam wants a nanny only, not someone who would try to tangle him up with a relationship. But when Grace shows up, he's very drawn to her. Grace likes Cam, but was warned off. They have a complicated and stormy relationship, because neither can believe in forever. Emma is a little spitfire, she is smart, brave, confident and sweet. The storyline is filled with drama, love, tragedy, romance and special people. I loved it. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

My Time With The Duke by Ardith Hunt

This is intriguing and romantic. Melissa transitions into Charlotte effortlessly. Her romance with Cecil is sweet and captivating. At times it was a little tedious, but it didn't take away from the storyline as a whole. Normally I prefer my time travel romances to be amusing, but I did like this one. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Angel Heart Publishing. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Rugged Texas Cowboy by Lora Leigh

These are completely opposite stories. Cowboy and The Captive is entertaining, and romantic. Luc is stubborn, frustrated and amusing. Melina is sweet, kind, naive and snarky. While Luc does kidnap Melina, he's not out to hurt her. And finds himself so confused about his feelings, he can't think, he just takes Joe's word as truth. If I was Melina, I wouldn't forgive Joe. Luc and Melina perfectly compliment each other, and are an entertaining couple. Cowboy and The Thief is not romantic, not entertaining and not enjoyable. Jack is a class a creep and Angel starts as an amusing, fire-breathing nice girl, but Jack quickly turns her into a slave. The lore of the necklace is fascinating, and even going with the same characters, but without the BDSM, it could be an amazing book. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Texas Bride by Leigh Greenwood

This is amusing and dramatic. Owen is stubborn, bold, determined, funny and entertaining. Hetta is naive, easily led and stubborn. The conversations they have with themselves about love, fidelity and each other are fascinating, they try so hard to hate each that they're confused about why like like each other. I found Owen irresistible, just blindly doing and not knowing why. Add in the drama of rustlers and a traitor, and you have a great storyline. The supporting characters are lively and interesting. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Secret Scottish Christmas by Regan Walker

This is an interesting and entertaining story. Nash is chivalrous, reserved and sweet. Robbie is charming, bold and determined. Ailie is smart, independent, confident and carefree. The storyline has intrigue, romance, amusement and excitement. The interactions between characters is entertaining, sweet and warm. It's a great book. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Van by Sawyer Bennett

This is a captivating and brilliant romance. Van is cold and unfeeling, but also intriguing and interesting. Simone is bold, stubborn, headstrong and caring. I found Simone very irritating in the beginning, but as she and Van spent more time together she chilled and became likable and sweet. I never disliked Van, there was always something about him that pulled at my heartstrings. They both turned into amazing people. This is a book that belongs on your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Cowboy's Forgiveness by Sophia Ryan

This is an intense, emotional, heartbreaking and tragic story. When Josh was young he was sweet and romantic, but focused on his career. As an adult, he is hard, cold and unfeeling. When Charleigh was young she was vulnerable and alone. As an adult she's tough, determined and protective. Betrayal and hurt broke them up, bribes and need brought them together again. But neither is willing to forgive the other. It's dramatic and entertaining when Josh interacts Charleigh, and sweet how Josh interacts with Derrick. Derrick is a character, he's bright and bold determined. The story made me laugh and cry, feel angry, sad and frustrated. The more I read, the more I was drawn in, I couldn't put it down. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Dirty Sweet Cowboy by Jess Bentley

This is dramatic, intense and emotionally charged. Hawk was self-centered teen, and 10 years later he hasn't changed. He was in love with Parrish, but after their encounter after her graduation, he bailed. On everyone. Parrish always thought that her crush didn't know she existed, until that night. She was naive and sweet, and thought they had a future. Now 10 years later he's back, and they fight their feelings for each other while they fight like cats and dogs. But Parrish is not the same girl Hawk left behind. She's strong, independent, hardened and ticked off. Hawk comes back much the same as he left, but being around Parrish and his family changes him. He becomes sweet, caring, romantic and adorable. It's an engrossing and enjoyable story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Mr. Gray by Hazel Parker

This is steamy, exciting, amusing, sweet and romantic, but also with just a touch of disturbing violence. Gray is cocky, fascinating, sweet and charming. Kate is tough, bold, snarky and amusing. There's an instant spark between them, but they want to be friends so they fight it. Until Kate poses as Gray's girlfriend. It gets much more difficult after that. There is drama from a girl that doesn't give up getting Gray, and issues with Kate's ex. It's a fun and entertaining story. And I absolutely LOVE Gray's issue, and how completely changes. This is a great series. If you're a race fan, especially a Nascar fan, it's a little confusing. But it doesn't take away from the storyline. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Billionaire's Secrets by J.S. Scott

This is emotional, heartbreaking, intense, sweet, sexy and heartwarming. Zander is emotionally lost, angry and stubborn. He is also charming and romantic. Sam is caring, determined, optimistic and tough. She's also vulnerable and alone. A shocking and disturbing event takes place that draws Sam to Xander. She wants to help him through his grief because she went through something similar. She didn't expect it to be so hard to not get emotionally involved. He didn't think he deserved to be happy, he also thought that his scarred face would turn people away. As they heal and fall in love the story becomes sweet and romantic. It's one of the best books that I have read. Put it on the top of your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Goodreads. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Eligible Receivers by Lane Hart

This is steamy, romantic and fun. Cam and Nix are both extremely competitive, amusing, intense, captivating and likable. Kelsey is sweet, shy, caring and a bit stubborn. The dynamics between them are romantic, amusing and entertaining. It's a thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining story that I couldn't put down. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Lady, The Duke and The Gentleman by Abby Ayles

This is a sometimes ridiculous, sometimes romantic, sometimes irritating story, the characters are confounding, odd and harsh, the storyline drags on a bit too long, BUT it's interesting and engrossing. The end was a little shocking and sad, but much better than I had anticipated. I really like Mr. Perry, he is charming and sweet. Antoinette is young, naive and unable to think for herself. Duke Godwin is impossible to figure out. So it's not a bad story, it's just a bit much. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Diana Adores The Puzzled Earl by Hanna Hamilton

This is romantic, interesting, amusing and entertaining. Robert is charming, romantic and engaging. Diana is loyal, stubborn, kind, sweet and generous. Geoffrey and Miriam are hilarious. Amelia and Ludlow are both stubborn and self-centered. The storyline is intriguing and the characters interact well with each other. It's a thoroughly enjoyable story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Close Contact by Lori Foster

This is a gripping and suspenseful romance. When Maxi needs help, she turns to Miles, a man she ran from after a few one night stands. While Miles is still mad about the past, he wants her. Maxi left him because her life was a mess, and it's worse now. She also doesn't think Miles could possibly want her when he could have anyone. Miles is tough, determined, bold, kind, amusing and romantic. Maxi is stubborn, strong, independent, sweet and caring. The storyline is full of intrigue and entertainment, it keeps you guessing and on the edge of your seat. It's very hard to put down and belongs on your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Daddy's Wild Friend by Charlize Starr

This is mysterious, heartwarming and steamy. Danny is interesting and likable. Charlotte is sweet and caring. Charlotte has just come back to town after 10 years and is amazed at what her father's rough friend has become. While they are attracted to each other, and have a hot night, Charlotte wants to just be friends. She doesn't think that her father would approve of them being together. Charlotte helps Danny uncover a mystery, and they attend a ball together. It's moving and romantic after that. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Heartbeat Reads. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Christmas At Dove Creek by Scarlett Dunn

This is a captivating, romantically sweet story of love, faith and compassion. The characters are each fascinating in their own way. Thorpe is kind, giving, stubborn and distrustful. Stone is tough, kind and gentle. Lily is independent, loyal, brave and caring, with a penchant for picking up strays. Isabelle is strong, determined and vulnerable. As they trek across the  country they face danger, of both body and heart, and learn to rely on each other. It's beautiful and brilliant. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Cowboy's Special Christmas by Barbara McMahon

This is so sweet and romantic. Cole is kind, easy going and charming. Jennifer is sweet, strong, determined and lonely. They meet at the grocery store, each getting their Thanksgiving dinner, and decide to eat together. They have a very easy, friendly rapport so they spend a lot of time together. Each had a bad breakup, each is wary, and each develops feelings. It's very romantic and warm, and the whole town encourages it. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Unplanned Love by Roberta Capizzi

This is dramatic, heartbreaking and sweet. Kean is smart, loyal, family driven and vulnerable. Charli is determined, stubborn, wary and oblivious. They are attracted to each other, but they know she's leaving, so they agree to a physical only relationship. Kean ends up falling in love anyway, and Charli end up being confused about her feelings and future. And fate plays a role in the end. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Maggie On The Edge by Kasey Michaels

This is entertaining, suspenseful, intriguing and amusing. I love how Alex came to be, it's brilliant. Alex is a perfect "gentleman" hero of the past. He's gallant, charming and protective. Maggie is a bit of a scattering brain, but she's smart and interesting. The storyline is engrossing most of the time, but at times it does drags a bit. It doesn't take away from the story as a whole, it just slows you down a little from getting to the next good part. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

As The Devil Dares by Anna Harrington

This is entertaining, romantic and dramatic. Robert is stubborn, determined, obsessed and charming. Mariah is stubborn, bold, kind, caring and sweet. Both Robert and Mariah want a share of Winslow Shipping, Robert to prove himself, Mariah because she loves the company. Robert will do anything to get a share, and Mariah's father will do anything to get her married, so they make a deal, her marriage for a share. But Robert didn't take into consideration that he might actually like Mariah. They fight like cats and dogs until the sparks turn into flames and they combust. It's a thoroughly captivating and enjoyable story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Untamed Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

This a beautiful way to end this series, it's romantic, sweet and dramatic. Nate finally faces his loss, and admits to himself how much he misses his family. Lily is a survivor, but she's been lonely and depressed since her husband died. Nate comes along and helps her straighten out her house and land, and his life. Nate has grown up in the years he's been gone, he's become calmer and less selfish. I can't recommend this series enough, it's romantic, emotional and entertaining. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Christmas Daddy Next Door by Tia Siren

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. This is dramatic, steamy, sweet and emotional. Will is a loving and caring dad, sweet, oblivious and insecure. Ella is kind, caring, determined and vulnerable. They start as neighbors, then Ella becomes Wills babysitter, then his lover and finally his complicating and confusing relationship. Ella has has a crush on Will for a while, but his hot and cold streaks hurt and confuse her. A couple of very dramatic events take place that change their lives and make them both think about what they really want from each other. It's not an exciting story, but it is enjoyable and sweet.

Highland Ruse by Madeline Martin

This is amusing, dramatic, entertaining and romantic. Kaid is a tortured soul, he watched his people get slaughtered and now desperately seeks peace. He regrets that he needs to ransom an innocent woman to achieve it, but he'll do whatever it takes. He's already a caring and sensitive man, and then he finds that he likes Delilah more than he should. Delilah is spunky, brave and insecure. She's also a woman of conviction, a woman who finds herself sympathizing with the man who kidnapped her. There is love, heartache, laughter, drama and suspense in the storyline. It was so gripping that I had to read it in one sitting, and finished well past bedtime. It should be added to your TBR list, right now. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Coming Off The Bench by Autumn Avery

This is sexy, romantic and sweet. Tommy is cocky, amusing and entertaining. Grace is sweet, naive and curious. Tommy is instantly intrigued by Grace when she shoots him down, and doesn't know who he is. Grace gets one look at naked Tommy and can't stop thinking about him. She keeps trying to stay away, he keeps trying to get close. Once they they get together they can't stay away from each other. Some drama helps solidify their relationship, and they make a cute couple. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Wrong Bride by Natalie Dean

This is a sweet and intriguing story. The characters are likable and interesting, and the storyline is heartwarming. There are a lot of descriptions of things that didn't need to be so in depth, but it doesn't detract from the story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

To Marry A Texas Outlaw by Linda Broday

This is exciting, dramatic, romantic, gripping and suspenseful. And a tearjerker towards the end. Luke is honorable, caring and insecure. He has a huge heart that he won't let people in to, but can't help feeling for others. Josie is stubborn, headstrong, scrappy and determined. The Legends are a captivating family, a strong family who always have each others backs. The storylines are intense, with twists and surprises and heartache. I absolutely loved this book. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Third Son's A Charm by Shana Galen

This is charming, romantic, engrossing and just amusing enough that it catches you off guard. Ewan is a strong and silent, yet bold, honest and vulnerable man with a dry sense of humor. Lorraine is an easily excitable, talkative, impulsive and brave woman. While hired to protect Lorraine, Ewan is also seeking to take his cousin down. The harder Ewan tries to dissuade Lorraine from eloping, the more frustrated and fascinated she becomes with him. And he has not a clue why he feels the need to pound every man who dances with her. This was really hard to put down once I started it, I couldn't wait to see what Ewan would do next to foil Lorraine. This is a must add to the top of your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Forbidden Touch by Autumn Avery

This is short, steamy and sweet. Tanner is confident, charming and tough. Jenny is bold, stubborn and naive. The minute he walks in the door after being gone for years, Jenny teases Tanner unmercifully. She wants him, she means to have him, and she gets him. It's an engrossing story with a dramatic twist at the end. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Her Father's Protector by Fiona McKellar

This is an exciting, dramatic and suspenseful story. It was brilliant right up until the end. The end is shocking and leaves important questions unanswered. Camy is a mild mannered, stoic young lady. Mathou is a smart, brave and mysterious. It's a very different kind of story, and it captured my complete attention. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Winter Duchess by Jillian Eaton

This is a quick, captivating and romantic story. Eric is cold and unfeeling, and confused. He doesn't believe in love yet he can't explain the thoughts he has about his wife. Caroline is sweet, shy and obedient. But when she finds herself falling in love with her cold hearted husband, she becomes not so shy and quiet. It's highly entertaining and charming. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Hidden Gems. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

More Than Friends by Jillian Quinn

This is sweet love story with a lot of drama at the end. Dean is charming, loyal and sweet. Kat is tough, smart and quiet. They start as friends, but each of them develops feelings for the other that they are afraid to share, they don't want to ruin a great friendship. Then they become friends with benefits. At the end of college Kat runs home and hides with her secret. When Dean finds out about it, he gets angry and stays angry for months. The storyline is intriguing and the characters are all interesting in their own way. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

One More Chance by Rachel Kane

This is romantic, dramatic and full of angst. Ransom is burned out, he doesn't know who he is or what he wants. Until he sees Cave again. Cave is kind and responsible. The love they shared at 16 is still there 15 years later, but there are more issues standing between them now than there were back then. Both want to rekindle the love, and both realize it's not going to be. The longer they spend together, the more each wants it. Add a baby and a controlling manager and all kinds of sparks fly. I love Ransom and Cave, and the storyline is intriguing. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Beauty For The Scarred Beast by Bridget Barton

This is ultimately sweet and romantic, but Isabella took too long to confront her fears. Elliot is a kind and captivating emotionally and physically scarred man who is lonely and guilt ridden. I liked Isabella, but thought that her issues with Elliot's face were too extreme. It would be uncomfortable to look at him in the beginning, but only because a caring person could not help but feel sympathy for anybody with burns on their person. It really wasn't that big of a deal. I did like the book though, it was sweet. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Hidden Gems. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Deadlocked Dollhouse by Mixi Applebottom

This is intense, creepy and suspenseful. I loved the storyline, but didn't care for the characters. Mark is a nice guy, but he's weak. Kelly is a selfish, silly and unfeeling person. The one thing that ruined the story for me was the constant referrals to the abuse cycle. The cycle is a choice, you can do what your parents did, or you can do what you wish they had done. And not providing well, and not being perfect have nothing to do with it. If it wasn't for this aspect of the story, it would have been brilliant. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Doctor's Fake Fiancee by Charlize Starr

This is sweet and charming. Max is a nice guy who got burned, but he's little dense. He had no clue who Lucy was for the longest time. Lucy is a caring person with a big heart who has been emotionally harmed by an abusive man. She has also been in love with Max since she was a teen. Riley is adorable and smart. The storyline is fun, happy and romantic and Max, Lucy and Riley make a wonderful family.

Christmas In Kilts by Terri Brisbin, Lecia Cornwall, Bronwen Evans, Lavinia Kent and May McGoldrick

These are fun, romantic and heartwarming stories. There are no villains, no real angst, just sweet and entertaining people caught off guard. The storylines range from highly amusing to very practical. The characters are charming, spunky and adorable.. I loved every story in the book. A great addition for your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Dashing All The Way by Eva Devon, Elizabeth Essex, Celeste Bradley and Heather Snow

These are romantic, amusing and captivating stories. The characters are likable, fascinating and funny, brave, charming and romantic. Each story has it's own unique twists and surprises, but all steal your heart. It's the perfect book to read at Christmas time, so put it at the top of your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

SEAL'd Honor by Gabi Moore

This is dramatic with a lot of mystery and twists. Jack is captivating. Kay is very complex. The storyline is intriguing and suspenseful. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Lost Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

And the dominos keep falling, Drake and Nate this time. What a cold hearted jerk Drake turned into. And Nate is cruel and selfish. Zander is charming and romantic, but also naive and unsure. Hannah is strong and determined, yet vulnerable and stubborn. I really, really like Zander, with the exception of his not telling Hannah about Nate sooner. Zander and Hannah are the calmest and most romantic of all the Montana Trails couples. Only one more book to go, I can't wait to see what happens to Nate. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Lonesome Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

This is the most romantic and heartwarming story of the series, which was very surprising considering I never expected to like MT. But after meeting Morgan his whole demeanor changes, he turns into a likeable person. Morgan is sweet, caring, lonely, vulnerable and afraid. She's just what MT needed, and they're a special couple and I loved their story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Forsaken Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

Emotionally this is almost as hard to read as everything with Nate and Emma. At the very beginning I lost all the warmth and respect that I had for Jareth and Kyle for the way they treated Ruby when she showed up on their doorstep. I don't think I could forgive them. Ruby and Sloan stole my heart, they are both so wounded and vulnerable yet strong. It's a beautiful story of love and angst. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Endless Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

This is intense and sweet. Ryland is serious, loyal, thoughtful and caring. Amy is alone, vulnerable and sweet. They are very timid around each other, Amy not wanting to get attached, Ryland not sure of what he's feeling. Interactions with Nate are still hard and Damon surprised me. This book is not as emotional, but just as dramatic as the others. I'm liking each cousin better than the ones. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Forgotten Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

This is a much happier story in the series. There is still drama and angst, but it's also sweet. Damon is interesting, he's guilt ridden about things that happened in high school and that makes him very protective of Rachiah. Rachiah is angry and confused. And conflicted about her feelings for Damon. It's a good addition to the family.

Hidden Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

This is a tearjerker from start to finish. Drake is resentful, frustrated and unsure of how to get what he has always wanted, namely Stefanie. Stefanie is stubborn, impulsive and naive. Drake struggles to give both Stefanie and Emma what they need, but neither is inclined to take it. Stefanie is determined to save her home at any cost, but her pride prevents her from accepting Drakes help. They have always been in love with each other, but neither said anything, and are still afraid to. But Drake is a sweet guy who gradually wins Stefanie over. The twist at the end of the book was dramatic and unexpected. I am emotionally invested in this family and look forward to happier times. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Unbridled Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

This is a gripping story that has tragedy and heartbreak, but also sweetness and love. Kyle is loyal, brave, charming and sweet. Sherri is independent, confident and serious. The storyline is dramatic and suspenseful. I love that these books family oriented, even though they're all sad in some way. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Forbidden Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

This is a dramatic story that isn't as sad as the last book. Jareth is serious, lost and restless. Cyan is bold, stubborn and uncomfortable. Jareth suddenly finds himself totally enchanted by a woman for the first time, even though they're on opposite sides of a serious issue. And then he shoots her. Cyan doesn't like the things that Jareth does, but she can't stop thinking of him, or liking him. Lies, omissions and attraction control the relationship between them, to bring them closer, but also push them apart. It's a captivating storyline with some likable characters, and a couple not so likable characters. I'm looking forward to the next book in this series. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Broken Trails by Bonnie R. Paulson

This is sad, romantic and sweet. Nate is strong, determined and charming. Emma is sweet, kind and stubborn. The storyline is very sad in the beginning, but as the story progresses hope takes over. Nate and Emma are each a little lost, but they are strong together.

The Christmas Cowboy Hero by Donna Grant

This is sweet, romantic, emotional and charming. Clayton is emotionally closed off, but kind, caring and generous. Abby is emotionally damaged, strong, sweet and insecure. The storyline is captivating, the characters are extremely likable and but the past is very sad. The heartache they all have endured slowly heals them , each in their own way. It belongs on the top of your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

One Bride For Five Brothers by Jess Bentley

This is steamy, amusing and sweet. Vanessa starts as a shy, obedient girl, then she meets the brothers, and gets rebellious. She refuses to do what her parents want her to do, which is to move to China, and decides that she's staying where she is. She's tired of moving and she's wants to see what will happen with all of the brothers. The brothers are all charming and entertaining, each has their own quirky personality and all treat Vanessa like she's precious. I really liked the storyline and the characters. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Cursed Highlander by Emilia Ferguson

This is dramatic and intriguing but it lacks excitement. Dougal is boring and weak. Joanna is full of life, brave and determined. The storyline is interesting, but it's slow and mellow. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Taming The Wild Captain by Gemma Blackwood

This is an interesting, charming and entertaining story. Kirby is amusing and intriguing. Alice is spunky and bold. The storyline is engrossing and the other characters are fascinating. The Duchess is full of fire, yet very proper. Harry is mellow for a Duke. Catherine is stuffy. The twist in the story and the resulting actions is sweet. I enjoyed this very much. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Kane by Sinclair Jayne

This is romantic, sexy, amusing and fast paced story. Kane is a demanding and determined man. But he's also smart, sweet, loving and romantic. Sky is naive, foolish, stubborn and shy. Both are insecure. This was a really charming story. I love how sweet and caring Kane is even when he's going all alpha. Colt is an intriguing character, he is so caring and natural with Montana, but has the air of being ultra tough. This is a must add to your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from LibraryThing. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Bound To A Spy by Sharon Cullen

This is dramatic romance that is full of intrigue and mystery. Will is confident, amusing and stubborn. Rose is brave, naive, determined and vulnerable. When they overhear a plot to kill the king, Rose and Will separately investigate the people involved. But Rose is being hunted by them, and Will is trying to keep her safe. They are attracted to each other but Will discourages a relationship knowing that his job doesn't allow for marriage and children. They become friends and allies, then give in to the attraction. I love both of these characters and the storyline. I look forward to the next book in this series. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Worst Men by Rachel Kane

This is dramatic in a sort of high school way. Marcus and Sergio have hated each other for years, then they find themselves attracted to each other. Both have been scarred by prior relationships and trust is a big issue, which makes Sergio being gullible really sad. They're both nice guys, both are little naive, both are quick to judge and both are extremely lonely. The sparks that fly between them are from both anger and attraction. It's interesting, sometimes amusing and sometimes annoying story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Out of The Shadows by Ana Stone

This is an intense, suspenseful and gripping story with so many twists you don't know what to believe. Roxy, West and Zeke end up in the same small town and they soon stated to realize that they all knew each other, but their memories of the past didn't add up. The more they dug for answers, the more confused they got. They couldn't tell truth from lies, memories from dreams. I liked Roxy and Zeke, I didn't trust West. There's so much going on in the storyline that it keeps you on the edge of your seat and trying to figure out what is going on. If you like intense thriller, this should be at the top of your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Candid Book Reviews. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Offer by Sara Portman

This is romantic, dramatic and amusing. Bex is charming, noble, mischievous and entertaining. Lucy is practical, stubborn and bold. Lady Constance is wily and interesting. Bex has nothing but debt, Lucy has no prospects for marriage, so they decide to be friends because they're comfortable with each other. But the more time they spend together, the harder it is to resist the alluring pull of romance and sparks. It's a thoroughly entertaining story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Mason James by Ciana Stone

This is sexy, romantic, amusing and entertaining. Mason is intense, mysterious, lost and sweet. Savannah is caring, vulnerable and emotionally damaged. Both go to Cotton Creek to start over and to find out where their lives are going next. Mason gets Savannah hot before he ever touches her, and heat explodes between them the minute start dancing. But Savannah has self esteem issues, and Mason just seems to want to dance. Then Tommy shows up and Mason needs her help. It's gets very emotional at this point, but it also gets sweet and romantic. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author.. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

What The Earl Needs Now by Michelle Willingham

This is an emotional, captivating, romantic and suspenseful story. The twists in the story are dramatic and intriguing. Matthew is a charming, amusing and kind man who came back from India broken. Lily is an independent woman with a big heart who has been in love with Matthew for years. The relationship starts off very strained, then over time they start to revert to their comfortable and caring relationship. And they are very funny together. Matthew's storyline is cruel and heartbreaking. Several if the storylines are sad, but there are happy endings. It was such a gripping book that I couldn't put it down. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Scored by Sloane Howell

This is a steamy, romantic and funny story. Matt is sweet, charming, romantic and funny. Kelsey is spunky, amusing and gun shy. The storyline is captivating and entertaining, I laughed, I cried, I sighed, and got mad. If your a baseball fan you'll know what I mean. This book should be at the top of your TBR list, it's just brilliant. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

First Love Second Chance by Kira Blakely

This is a romantic and emotional story. Jude is a heartbroken man who has only ever wanted one thing, Ava. Ava is also broken hearted, because of her brother's death, which she blames Jude for, and because she loves Jude. They are both in an emotional tug of war when they meet again years later. The storyline pulls at your heartstrings and the characters inspire your sympathy. It's a thoroughly captivating and engrossing story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Match Made In Heather by Anna Harrington

This is romantic and captivating. Garrick is determined, confident and stubborn. Arabel is stubborn, weak and foolish. They fell in love as young adults, but she chose her family over him. When he comes back 10 years later looking for revenge, they are drawn to each other, but also distrustful and hurt. I really liked Garrick, he overcame his past and became a charming man. Arabel on the other hand didn't change at all in 10 years. The aunt and uncle turned into sneaky and underhanded matchmakers. It was a truly wonderful story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Her Greek Protector by Amanda Horton

This is dramatic, sexy and intriguing story. The characters are captivating and the storyline is captivating. It's full of suspense and mystery and romance. It's a great second in series, but can also be read alone. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Annabelle Enchants The Rejected Earl by Hanna Hamilton

This is full of drama and angst. Annabelle is rebellious, independent and naive. Floyd is ambitious and stubborn. The story is dramatic and intriguing​, but not exciting. Annabelle has more guts and bravery than Floyd. But she is the only character that has any spark. It definitely has some interesting characters in it. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Slap Shot by Kelly Jamieson

This is a steamy, sexy and emotional and heartwarming story. Max is sad, confused and guilt ridden about his wife and Kendra. Kendra is spontaneous, bold and caring. The storyline is sweet and entertaining. It's a thoroughly enjoyable story that brings you to tears and laughter. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Cowboy's Christmas by Vicki Lewis Thompson

This is a fun, romantic and sweet story. Badger is charming, amusing, romantic, a real southern gentleman. Haley is sweet, family oriented and kind. What starts as a ruse, starts to become real. They are a steamy and entertaining couple and the storyline is full of happiness. I love this series, I can't wait to read the next one. I recommend adding the whole series to your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my voluntary and honest opinion of it.

The Cowboy's Make Believe Bride by Kristi Rose

This is an amusing, romantic and entertaining story. It has a bit of suspense and mystery, and shocking twists. Fort is chivalrous and charming and sweet, but he keeps to himself and is somewhat shy. Cori is determined, kind, vulnerable and snarky. In the beginning they hate each other, but as she defends him, and he shows his true personality, they begin to become a team. The sparks between them get harder to ignore, and they become a sweet and fun couple. All of the townspeople come together to triumph over tragedy, and plan and wedding. I loved the storyline and the characters. It's great book to add to your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Charity Chimni. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

An Endless Kind of Love by Krista Lakes

This is a romantic, sweet, suspenseful and engrossing story. Dylan is such a nice guy, he's thoughtful and charming and sweet and romantic and caring. Bonnie is kind, caring, brave and tough. The suspense of the storyline grabs you first, then you get pulled more when Tyson comes into it and then you sigh and smile at the romance and sweetness. I love Krista's books, but this is my favorite. Every girl should have a Dylan in her life. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Hidden Gems. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Call To Redemption by Tawny Weber

This is sexy, sweet, suspenseful, romantic and captivating story. Nic is cool, intense, loyal, charming, confident, and it turns out that he really does have a heart. Darby is smart, confident, determined, insecure and confused. I love how sweet and romantic and engaging Nic is. The twists in the storyline keep you on the edge of your seat and the ending is very satisfying all around. I will miss Team Poseidon and their adventures, they're an amazing group of guys. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Kidnapped By The SEAL by Amy Gamet

This is a sweet, suspenseful and engrossing story. Noah is kind, caring, intense and determined. Hannah is independent, strong and wary. Brady is a sweet and brave kid. Noah and Hannah are strongly drawn to each other, and Noah falls instantly for Brady. and Brady him. The story grabs your attention immediately and gets more intense as it goes on. I love the HERO Force books and this one did not disappoint. Put it at the top of your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Dirty Boxing by Harper St. George and Tara Wyatt

This is steamy, dramatic, entertaining and engrossing. Nick is sweet, romantic, insecure, heartbroken and vulnerable. Jules is emotionally damaged, scared and stubborn. I really like Nick, he tugs at your heart strings and is captivating. Jules is also a sympathetic character, she just runs too easily. The storyline is intense and dramatic. It couldn't put it down, it was too good. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Goodreads. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Conceit: Se7en Deadly SEALs #1 by Alana Albertson

This is a dramatic and suspenseful story. The guys are pigs. Mia is foolish, brave and stubborn. I was so engrossed in the story that I didn't realize it leaves you hanging. If the rest of the books are this good, it's a brilliant storyline. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Hidden Gems. This is my voluntary and honest opinion of it.

The Highlander Is All That by Sabrina York

This is a fast paced, romantic and amusing book. The characters are intriguing and the storylines are captivating. Ranald is stuffy and a hypocrite. Hamish is funny and charming. Anne is proper, until she isn't. Elizabeth is sweet and kind. Mary and Victoria are smart and sassy. The four sisters are also very stubborn and despise the ton it's rules. The relationships between the sisters and their men are interesting and entertaining. Put it at the top of your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Territory of Lies by Ana Stone and Ciana Stone

This is a suspenseful and gripping story. The storyline is intense and intriguing, the twists are unexpected and dramatic and the ending was shocking. I couldn't put it down, from the very beginning it captured my complete attention and kept me turning the pages. Having said that, I think Sydney is beyond stupid. Her past should have made her too wary of Adrian to have anything to do with him. Blake is a nice guy, he's charming and sweet and patient, but insecure, which causes all sorts of drama. GW is funny, loyal and a genius, but when he had a chance to save Blake from suspicion he didn't do anything. That totally turned me off of him. This makes it sound like I didn't like the book, but I really did love it. And I recommend adding it to your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Candid Book Reviews. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Christmas In A Cowboy's Arms by Leigh Greenwood, Rosanne Bittner, Linda Broday, Margaret Brownley, Anna Schmidt, Amy Sandas 

These are sweet, romantic and dramatic stories. They will make you laugh and cry, and entertain you. The storylines vary, along with the types of characters, and all have happy endings. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Total Surrender by Opal Carew

These are panty melting, sizzling hot stories. The men are dominant, bold and cocky. The women are shy yet adventurous. The storylines are interesting and entertaining, and a little romantic. If you like it hot, you'll love this. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Prince's Virgin by Charlize Starr

This is a fun, romantic and sexy love story. Tristan is charming and likable, and he has a mischievous streak. Ella is a virgin who has a lot of fantasies, fantasies that she shared only with he online friend Frederick. After spending two days with Ella, each falling for the other, Tristan confesses that he is really Frederick and Ella freaks out. The course of a storybook love is always interesting.. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Heartbeat Reads. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Island Heat by Cynthia VanRooy

This is a romantic and emotional story. Stoney is a nice guy who is heartbroken and has been hiding from life. Giselle is an emotionally damaged woman whose life comes to a sudden stop. While Giselle rethinks her life, she falls in love with Hawaii and Stoney. Stoney fights tooth and nail to keep Giselle out of his mind and heart. The secondary characters are warm and caring and they add an aura of peace to everything. I received a complimentary copy of this book from ebookdiscovery. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

An Uncivilized Romance by Elliee Atkinson

This is a romantic and sweet story, with some darkness. Sarah is vulnerable, determined and strong. Mike is a nice guy who is heartbroken, yet caring and engaging. Jason is an evil little douche. Mike puts Sarah under his protection after finding her nearly dead. Sarah fears for her life and decides to hide out with Mike. As they get to know each other, they fall in love, and start healing their hurts. It's a heartwarming tragedy that I enjoyed reading. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

All I Ever Wanted by LuAnn McLane

This is a romantic and captivating story. Grady is nice, charming, caring and giving man. Arabella is a stubborn, self centered, hot headed and weak woman. She left him 13 years ago because of a misunderstanding on her part, then came back into his life because of desperation. Neither has found any happiness since they broke up, and neither trusts the other with their heart, yet are both still in love. The storyline is dramatic and romantic, sometimes amusing and sad. The characters are intriguing and interesting, the brothers are funny and annoying. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Goodreads. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Heiress by Claire Delacroix

This is an entertaining and amusing story. Rowan is an carefree guy trying to win a dare. Ibernia is a strong survivor trying to get home. They lock horns and engage in battle from the minute they meet. Rowan thinks to have her and then marry Bronwyn, but Ibernia wants nothing to do with him. They have a very drama filled adventure on their way to see Bronwyn. The storyline is engrossing and suspenseful and the characters are captivating. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Scotsman Who Saved Me by Hannah Howell

This is a sweet, dramatic, suspenseful and romantic story. Iain is a nice, hard working, protective and bitter man, with a soft side. Emily is sweet, naive and protective. Iain and Emily meet under tragic circumstances, neither trusts the other but they are both attracted to the other. The storyline is full of drama and excitement. All of the characters are fascinating, the boys are all charming and likable. I loved this book and hope all of the boys and book. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Transporter by Liz Maverick

This is intense, dramatic, romantic and amusing. Cecily is naive, brave and vulnerable. Shane is tough, stubborn and romantic. Together they are steamy, entertaining and fun. The storyline is brilliant and gripping. The characters are intriguing and amusing. It had my complete attention from the first page to the last. I can't wait to read about the rest of the Kings. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Goodreads. This is my voluntary and honest opinion of it.

The Duke of Danger by Darcy Burke

This is a dramatic, suspenseful, sweet and entertaining story. Lionel is a caring, romantic, loyal and deeply honorable man who is suffering because of his past. Emmaline is a bold, impulsive, stubborn and angry woman. He killed her husband in a duel and promised to give her anything she needed, and she needed a husband and quickly. She hates him until she gets to know him, then she fights falling in love with him. He finds himself in love with her almost immediately. Drama, lies, rumors and threats figure heavily in their lives. It evolves into a very romantic and sweet marriage. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my voluntary and honest opinion of it.

The Legacy Series by Ellery Kane

This is a brilliant and engrossing series that captures your imagination. The characters are interesting and the storyline is thought provoking and enjoyable. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Candid Book Reviews. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

King of Hearts by Eileen Putnam

This is an intriguing and engrossing story. Gabriel is charming, amusing, daring and lonely. Louisa is stubborn, headstrong, bold and loyal. Gabriel likes his life of adventure, his freedom to do whatever he feels like doing. No strings equals no heartache. Louisa wants no man's hands on her ever. But fate has thrown them together and they both feel the pull of an intense attraction, of the body and heart. There is drama and suspense in both their lives and the storyline is fascinating. And the end was beyond exciting. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Desperate Bride by A.S. Fenichel

This is a romantic and dramatic story. Tom is sweet, charming, captivating and vulnerable. Dory is oblivious, determined and naive. They marry to save her from being sold to pay her father's debts, but Tom has been in love with Dory for years. All she wants is her music. They start the marriage off with hope, but it soon turns bad. Inside and outside influences cause strife. It's an intriguing storyline with endearing characters. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Scottish Swag by Cristina Grenier

This is a romantic story with a wide variety of characters. Niall is a determined, down to earth playboy. Willa Mae is a career driven woman who doesn't believe in casual sex. When they first meet the sexual pull is so strong it catches them both off guard, but she won't act on it and after a weekend of working with him she goes home. A month later she's forced to take a vacation, so Niall convinces her to let him tag along. The harder he pushes her, the harder he falls. It's at this point that Niall gets very charming and amusing, and Willa Mae overcomes her reluctance to go with the flow. It's a sweet and entertaining. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Hidden Gems. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Damsel by Claire Delacroix

This is engrossing, romantic, amusing and entertaining. Burke is charming, kind and determined. Alyssa is stubborn, naive and caring. Poor Burke has been in love with Alys for 3 years, unfortunately she doesn't believe him. The harder he tries, the more she denies it. Sometimes things get tense, sometimes they get funny and sometimes they get irritating. Sometimes Alys is so determinedly stubborn that I thought that Burke should have just give up and leave. I love this series, the storylines are intriguing and the characters are fascinating. I can't wait for the next book. These are must adds for your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Cowboy's Courage by Vicki Lewis Thompson

This is a romantic and sweet story with some very funny parts. Trevor is a true gentleman, he's charming, kind, giving and hard working. Olivia is caring and stubborn. Trevor's reactions to Olivia are really amusing, especially when she's flirting with him. They are a sweet couple who will win your heart. The story is captivating and a great addition to the series. I recommend adding all the books in this series on your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Last Chance by Kira Blakeley

This is romantic, engrossing and entertaining. Dash is an engaging and nice guy who just wanted to serve his country, not lose his entire family. Janine is a sweet girl that he met right before he left. When he returns he needs a wife, so he joins a dating site and describes the type of girl he wants picturing her. She sees it and they agree to a fake marriage, but each has held the other in their heart since they first met. Without realizing it, they fall more in love as time goes on, but Dash left a key reason for the marriage a secret, and Billy has a big mouth. He's also a spoiled little baby. It's a thoroughly enjoyable story with some strong characters. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my voluntary and honest opinion of it.

Dirty Cops Next Door by Summer Cooper

This is a gripping story with an intense and dramatic storyline, and some steamy romance. David is a real jerk in the the beginning. He was cold and unfeeling, and had a nasty attitude. Grant is a sweetheart, until he closes himself off from everyone except David. Toni is strong and loving, but starts to becomes lost when the drama starts. The relationship brings something different to each of them, cementing them as one. It's a captivating story with a twist at the end. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Something About A Lawman by Em Petrova

This a steamy, amusing and entertaining story. Aiden is a lawman who goes by the book while on the job, and he likes to play hard and rough in the bedroom. Amaryllis is a Texas Ranger who gets her man by whatever means necessary, and that doesn't leave much time for relationships. When the two join together for an investigation sparks fly, both sexual tension and Amaryllis driving Aiden crazy by putting herself in danger. He needs to control her, she wants to give him everything he needs. This is another great story by Em. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Duke's Defiant Bride by Michelle McMaster

This is an intriguing and romantic story. It's full of drama, amusement, betrayal and interesting characters. Carver is snarky, sweet and charming. Juliet is brave, strong, stubborn and a little naive. In the midst of a battle, in which they are on opposing sides, they find themselves irresistibly drawn to each other. Carver knows immediately that Juliet is the woman he wants for his wife. Juliet isn't inclined to agree, she's a soldier, a spy, not an English wife. They are separated in dramatic fashion, then meet again years later. And still have the same issues, and Carver also has a lack of trust, and Juliet thinks that Carver hates her. The end of the story is exciting and amusing. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Governess Who Stole My Heart by Hanna Hamilton

This is a dramatic and sweet story. John is captivating, he's not the usual stuffy and arrogant Duke, but he's not all warm and fuzzy either. He's mild mannered and kind, but a bit oblivious. Susan is sweet, caring, calm and naive. Years after being jilted by John's brother, Susan ends up as his daughter's nanny/teacher. She had just been reintroduced to an friends brother who wanted to court her, but he was a ships captain and would be away. She sees Daniel when he's home but is reluctant to make a commitment. She also develops feelings for John. She can't make up her mind about either, and is pathetically weak about it. It's a sweet storyline, but it lacks energy. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Hidden Gems. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Fatal Identity by Marie Force

This is a gripping story that is full of suspense, intrigue, mystery and surprises. The storyline is fascinating and it gets more intense as the story unfolds. Sam has been suspended, but she can't resist working on a case that fell into her lap. It's too unbelievable and too bizarre for her to leave alone. And once she starts she's tenacious, she doesn't care what she has to do to figure out the mystery. Nick is supportive, but jealous of her FBI buddy Avery. The dynamics between Sam and Avery are interesting, he's sort of like a puppy that follows her around, but gets very snippy when he doesn't like what she says. The twists, the tension, the romance and snarky comments make for a brilliant story that I couldn't put down and highly recommend adding to your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Goodreads. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Turned Up by Erin Nicholas

This is a romantic, amusing and entertaining story. Dillon is easy going, charming, sexy and dedicated. Kit is confident, independent and stubborn. The two have been antagonizing each other since grade school. They have also ended up having sex a few times. The sexual tension and quibbling is amusing, they're like a hit and run. But that's because she always runs away after things get physical, until the night she can't. Dillon never has doubts about them, Kit thinks he's changing her. I loved how he kept the pressure on, but was sweet and charming while doing it. This book is as good as the others in this series, and it's a great series. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Goodreads. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

An Unsuitable Heir by K.J. Charles

This is a suspenseful and engrossing storyline. It's a brilliant end to the series. The characters are unique and interesting and the story is gripping, entertaining and romantic. Greta is a strong and tough girl. She is a fun character. Pen is an intriguing character who is hard not to like. He is definitely his own person and knows who and what he wants to be. Mark is a great guy, just a little gung ho sometimes. Pen and Mark make an captivating couple, both know what they want, each a little shy about admitting their feelings. The drama and intrigue keep you guessing about who did it and why, and all the romance warms your heart. What happened at the end was not what I expected, but very cool. This whole series is unique and interesting and I highly recommend adding it to your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book. This is my voluntary and honest opinion of it.

Rescue Me by Christine Kingsley

This is an entertaining and enjoyable story. Cole is a playboy one night stand kind of guy, so he is confused by what he feels towards Meredith. As his friends sister she's a no go, and as a woman he can't stop thinking about she's a no go. But he just can't help himself. Meredith has been focused on her career for years and now it's time to let loose for a couple of weeks. Seeing as how she's already got the hot for Cole she suggests a fling. They both end up fighting their intense feelings for each other. And they both have career choices to make, which does not help at all. Then there is Brandon, Meredith's brother and Cole's friend. The drama and romance make this a captivating story. I received a complimentary copy of this book. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Jagged Edge by Jo Raven

This is an intense, dark and gripping story. Jason is a badly damaged, yet caring man. He sacrifices himself to protect the people he cares about, yet thinks that he's not worthy of being loved. Raine is a man with self-esteem and anger issues because of the people who raised him. Raine is confused about his feelings for Jason, and Jason refuses to feel anything. When Raine discovers that Jason is in danger, he's adamant that Jason let him help. The drama that they encounter, and create, draws them together, and the romance and sweetness of these two men will tug at your heart. It's dark with disturbing scenes and implications, so it's not for everyone, but it's a captivating storyline. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Hidden Gems. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Marriage Paradox by Noelle

This is a suspenseful and romantic story that is full of intrigue, twists and drama. Markus is hard and unfeeling, but only because he's hurt and vulnerable. Olivia is tough, stubborn and determined, but very much down on herself. They end up working together to get evidence, but also on their own for their own agendas. The storyline is captivating, there are a lot of different things going on, a lot of intrigue and mystery. They end up falling in love, which prompts each of them to try to protect the other. It's an exciting rollercoaster ride with emotional and physical ups and downs. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Candid Book Reviews. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Charmer by Avery Flynn

This is amusing and entertaining. Hudson is a cocky charmer who it's a great idea to "help" Felicia get the man she wants, Tyler. His method, teaching her how to seduce Tyler, ends up seducing him. Felicia is a nerd in a dress, until Hudson takes her dress off. Then she turns into a fast learner who turns the tables on him. She doesn't much like Hudson, she's just in lust with him. When she sees him as Hughston, she's intrigued, and falls for him. But Tyler is the man on her list, and it's Tyler she wants. I loved the storyline, it's romantic and sexy and funny. The characters are all charming and likable. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Lucas by Sawyer Bennett

This is a heart-wrenching story about a very broken and emotionally scarred, but sweet and caring, Stephanie. She and fun loving hockey playboy Lucas have a one night stand, but thinking of each other doesn't stop. When Stephanie finds out that she is pregnant, they decide to have a casual relationship and co parent. But as Luke falls in love, Stephanie builds, tears down, then rebuilds walls that protect her from caring. They are complete opposites in how they were raised, and the more Lucas tries to convince her that she deserves to be loved and will be a good parent, the more she wishes she could believe him, but the more she believes otherwise. It's a captivating and sweet love story. And I can't wait to read Van. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Misplaced Cowboy by Sotia Lazu

This is a romantic and sexy story. Bull is bold, charming and engaging. Elina is focused, determined and somewhat shy. Bull comes along and rocks her world, and his. He wants to see where things can go, she wants to focus on her career. It's a captivating and amusing storyline that leaves you feeling good. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Trouble With These Gentlemen by Jessie Bennett

This story is full of mystery, intrigue and drama. James is nice, romantic and interesting. Nicholas is charming and sweet and amusing. Anne Marie is shy, brave and determined. Clara is a two faced, fake friend. Earl Kipling is creepy. The storyline is intriguing, if a bit unorthodox. The writing could be better, but it's still a good story.

Missing Piece by Emma Snow

This is an intense, suspenseful and gripping story. The storyline and characters weave a spellbinding tale of horror, survival, love and heartbreak. Martha lives her life in hiding because she was traumatized as a child. Ben lives in seclusion because of the guilt he carries for the death of his sister. When Martha's boss is seriously injured in a car accident, she calls his son estranged son, Ben. Soon Ben is questioning what he wants from life. Reconnecting with his father, being attracted to Martha, and finding out she may be in danger and dealing with his mother make him want to join life again. Martha wants to have a relationship with Ben, but her past interferes. Then there's the man who saved Martha and Lisa from the mad man, who is obsessed with making sure they are safe. No one knows who they can trust, who they can believe or what to believe. This is a thrilling story that keeps you on the edge of your seat. It should be placed at the top of your TBR list. I received

The Highlanders Challenge by Emilia Ferguson

This is dramatic, suspenseful, romantic and sweet. Duncan is brave, determined and charming. Alina is impulsive, naive and stubborn. They wish to wed, but her crazy uncle decides that Duncan has to figure a out a riddle, successfully do the tasks and get an answer for her uncle. Alina and Duncan are desperate to marry, and will do whatever it takes to make it happen. There's danger, intrigue, and a whole lot of drama. It's romantic and engrossing, and the creepy people are very creepy. The end is very romantic and sweet and satisfying. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Single Dad SEAL by Charlize Starr

This is full of dramatic characters, none of which I liked. The storyline is not believable, it makes the characters weak. Luke starts off as a really great guy, caring and honorable, but in the end he shows himself to be a selfish, disturbed jerk. Emma is sweet and caring, but weak and naive. I just didn't care for this story at all. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Heartbeat Reads. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Break of Day by Andie Christopher

This is romantic, sweet and amusing. Jonah is a loner because of an incident that happened in college that devastated him. He's cold and suspicious but also protective, hesitant and insecure. Carla is disheartened with life, after being dumped by her fiancé, and being a disappointment to her parents. When they meet, Jonah is a super jerk to her. She is insanely attracted to him. They have a quick one night stand, that neither of them really wants it to just be a one night stand, but they're just too insecure and shy to take a chance. It turns out that Jonah is sweet, loving and charming softie inside and Carla is strong, stubborn and bold. The storyline is captivating, romantic and sweet. It was so good I couldn't put it down. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Broken Duke by Jess Michaels

This is a captivating and engrossing storyline. Graham is sweetheart who was betrayed by his best friend and fiancé. It leaves him very depressed, but it's more about what Simon did, not Meg. When he sees Lydia, he's drawn like a moth to a flame. And after he dances with Adelaide, he feels the exact same pull. He's totally confused as to why they both attract him. Adelaide finds that she can't stay away from him either, as Lydia they become lovers, but has to be proper as Adelaide. So while he's trying to figure out what to do about the two women, she's afraid to tell him that there's really only one woman. There's some drama in the story, and secrets and shocks and romance. Put this one at the top of your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Lady Eleanor's Seventh Suitor by Anna Bradley

This is a captivating story of love, revenge, secrets and blackmail. Camden will stop at nothing to get revenge, that makes him stubborn and cruel. But he is also a gentleman, and he loves deeply. Eleanor is looking for love, it makes her seem very cold. But she actually has a soft heart and she fiercely protects anyone she considers family. As their relationship develops, they start to see inside of each other. Sometimes it's romantic, sometimes not, but it's engrossing and dramatic and suspenseful. It should be added to your TBR list. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Bachelor's Secret by Emily Bishop

This is a suspenseful, amusing and dramatic story. Blake is a playboy billionaire who needs to redeem himself. Roxanne was an abused wife who got away. They meet briefly at a charity function, then don't see each other for 5 years. When Blake sees her again, he needs to get to know her, so he agrees to do a tv show. Roxanne remembers him, but doesn't trust men, and is told by her boss to stay away from him. But the original connection between them was so powerful that they can't stay away. But a controlling boss and a psycho ex husband constantly come between them. It's a thoroughly enjoyable story that grabs you and holds your attention until the end. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Boss's Secret Baby by Charlize Starr

This is romantic, amusing and entertaining. Carter is a dog. He's rich, good-looking and he just uses women for sport. Vivian, his ex, is smart, determined and vulnerable. Vivian needs a job, Carter's company is hiring, so she applies. And gets hired to be Carter's PA. He has a bet to bed his PA, but then he sees that it's Vivian, and all bets are off, he wants he for a totally different reason. Vivian tries to stay professional, but she has always loved Carter, so it's hard. The storyline is interesting and the characters are captivating and likable. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Heartbeat Reads. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Kiss Me In The Rain by Lindzee Armstrong

This is an interesting story that has drama, secrets and romance. Tyler is sweet, shy and engaging. Layla is loyal, timid and naive. After letting Layla leave Europe thinking that he wasn't interested, Tyler follows her to South Carolina, just to watch her get engaged to another man. He decides to stick around and fight for her, while she resists without telling him why. The twists, both good and bad, keep you guessing about who is guilty of what. I enjoyed reading this book and hope that Grant gets his story written. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A SEAL's Surprise by Tawny Weber