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Brody's Bride by Kathleen Lawless

This is intense, suspenseful and romantic. Brody and Laura fell in love as teens, but Laura broke Brody's heart, humiliating him in front of a town full of people, and then leaving town. She had a good reason for what she did, but she couldn't tell him that. Ten years later she overhears a conversation about a man by the name of Hawkes who is planning to destroy Brody and his brothers and take the ranch they own. She comes back to town to be the new teacher hoping that she can find out information for Brody about Hawkes plans, her boss being Hawkes. Brody is not pleased to see her, and she tries to stay away from him so that she doesn't cause more problems for him. But there's so much intrigue and drsma going on that they can't help but see each other. Brody is a determined, caring and protective man. Laura is a stubborn, impulsive and impatient woman. The only thing that I didn't like was that the end didn't have everything wrapped up. I received a complim

Second Chance Ranch by Virginia Hodgson

This is sweet, romantic, dramatic and heartwarming. Lance is an ex-con with a difficult past who just needs someone to give him a real chance at life. He finds that chance on Charlie's ranch, then with Charlie. Charlie is a simple ranch girl who only wants to run her ranch, but she's on the verge of being a billionaire. A trust fund from her father will soon be hers, money she doesn't want. Charlie is determined to remain who she is, so even after falling for Lance, she neglects to tell him about the money, and when he finds out he leaves. Two stubborn and vulnerable people, a heartbreaking past and money form a beautiful love story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Wallflower's Folly by Amanda Mariel

This is a fun, romantic and heartwarming story. William and Olivia have been betrothed since they were children, but Willam has ignored Olivia for the past 15 years, so she thought that she was free. Then he shows up demanding to be married immediately, Olivia adamantly says no, and when he refuses to accept that answer, she sets out to scare him away by being the most inappropriate lady ever. Unfortunately for her, he finds it amusing. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

More Than A Rogue by Sophie Barnes

This is romantic, unpredictable and very entertaining. Lord Griffin is chivalrous, honorable and stubborn. Emily is feisty, honest and vulnerable. When Emily and Griffin first laid eyes on each other they were both left stunned and breathless, and ever since that day they have been sneaking looks at the other. But that's as far as it was going to go, because he lived in Vienna, and she was on the shelf. While visiting in London after being gone for 6 years, Emily decided that she wanted to experience a kiss. At the next ball she went out to the garden with a man, intending to get one kiss, then go back inside. Griffin watched the two go outside, and it became imperative that he follow them, even though he didn't know why. When he saw that Emily was about to be kissed, he got angry and ran the man off. Then he kissed Emily. When the kiss was over they found that they had an audience, her mother, sister and aunt. The aunt immediately says that they need to get married, so Griffin

An Imperfect Engagement by Alyssa Drake

This is a gripping, suspenseful and romantic story. This book continues the story of Benjamin and Samantha's relationship, and the hunt for the person that has been threatening her family. Samantha runs out on her engagement luncheon to find the missing treasure, only to be kidnapped, drugged and beaten by the man. Benjamin and Edward battle each other over who is responsible for her safety.  Most of the characters are a bit mentally unstable, their demeanors change °180 in the blink of an eye just because someone comments on it. There is drama and unforseen twists that keep you from being able to put the book down. I can not wait until the next book comes out. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Grace by Emberly Hart

This is an interesting and romantic story. After Grace's parents died she had no way to support herself, so she became a mail order bride. When she arrived in the town she was to be married in, she was told that the man she was to marry had died. He was the deputy sheriff and had been shot. Grace wanted answers about how and why her betrothed was killed so she walked to the sheriff's office to talk to him. Brock left her sitting in the full waiting room for hours before he spoke to her. After talking she asked if there was someplace she could stay and her her room and board, while he was thinking a couple of men in the waiting room offered to take her home. Brock didn't like that, so he decided to marry her himself. Troubles with replacing a deputy, and a jealous housekeeper keep them busy, too busy to be a couple. Grace is strong, smart and feisty, Brock is caring, protective and determined. The storyline is entertaining and all of the characters are interesting. I receiv

One Night of Temptation by Darcy Burke

This is amusing, romantic, entertaining and sweet. When Penelope doesn't find a husband at the end of the season, her parents decide to marry her off to the man who at one time was to be her father-in-law. Pen wants nothing to do with the old lecher, so she sets up a kidnapping, thinking that she'll be ruined and the old man wouldn't want her anymore. The problem with that is that she actually gets kidnapped, and Hugh, the rector in St. Giles, rescues her. She tells him why she is doing it and he agrees to help. A strong attraction between them tortures them because neither think it's possible for them to marry. And while Hugh is doing his best to be a gentleman, Pen is trying to get him to actually ruin her. Things don't go the way they're supposed to, a few twists dictate their actions. Pen is great, she's bold, determined and flirty. Hugh is stubborn, chivalrous and caring. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest a

Ghost Soldier by Piper Dupree

This is a quick, hot intriguing read. A ghost whisperer is hired to help take care of a ghost in the house the people planned to use as a B&B. According to her a ghost that causes trouble is just horny, and she provides relief. It's a fascinating idea, and kind of amusing. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

My Enemy Needs Me by J.P. Oliver

This is steamy, entertaining, emotional and romantic. Ethan is a tough, cocky construction worker. Mark, who suffers from partial atrophy in his legs, is a paleontologist excavating the site that Ethan's boss is supposed to be building on, he's caring and sassy. When they accidentally meet at a diner, and end up helping each other, they become friendly enemies, then lovers. But it causes a lot of problems for them, the other construction guys consider Ethan a traitor, and Mark's boss blames Ethan for Mark's constant tardiness and his slacking off. On top of that Ethan is dealing with his mother having Alzheimer's, and Mark's sister has cancer. They need each other to provide moral support, and end their loneliness. The storyline deals with a few sensitive issues, and ends in a very heartwarming way. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Dangerous Temptation by Jillian Eaton

This is a thrilling, suspenseful and romantic story. Five years ago Tobias was a dock worker when he came home one morning to find his wife murdered, when he got himself together he became a bow street runner so that he could track down the murderer. He drinks a lot and is focused solely on revenge. Him being drunk contributed to his meeting Amelia, her carriage had run into him and he was unconscious. Amelia had her driver put him in the carriage, and when he woke up, he and Amelia ended up kissing, then he jumped from the moving carriage. Amelia is on her fourth season and had yet to find anyone interesting that she could love. Something about Tobias draws her to him, and makes her misbehave with him. There's a strong attraction between them that Amelia tries to explore, but Tobias is against it for so many reasons. And there's always the slasher to hunt down. When one of Amelia's suitors gets a bit too pushy Tobias comes to her rescue, and they make an enemy. A couple of

Dakota SEAL by Lisa Mondello

This is a fast paced, entertaining and suspenseful story. Ethan is under suspicion of a drug theft, and the land he and Maddie planned to build their house on has been claimed by the oil company. Maddie has a hard time keeping Ethan from dragging her to bed all the time, and is a bit b*tchy about the land and house. It comes to a stunning conclusion that you don't see coming. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Ache For Me by R.A. Black

This is dramatic, heartbreaking and entertaining. Kevin is an overwhelmed and frazzled single dad firefighter who is trying to keep his job for just a few more months, then he's opening a restaurant. Sabrina is a part time daycare teacher with a drunk and abusive father, and an abused and beaten down mother. They knew each other in high school, they fell in love, then she broke his heart when she broke up with him. Now they find themselves parent and teacher, friends and unsure lovers. So much of the past affects the present, they're both still in love, both have trust issues and both love his daughter Kim. Their relationship has it's ups and downs, especially when the past comes back to haunt them. I didn't love Kevin, at times he's an unfeeling jerk, but he really does love her. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Rogue's Bride by Jayne Castel

This is dramatic, heartbreaking and suspenseful. Alasdair and Caitrin friends in childhood, but then Alasdair realized that he was in love with her, but Caitrin was fascinated with his older brother Baltair. Alasdair proposed to Caitrin, but she turned him down, she told him that she wanted his brother. Alasdair was so heartbroken he ran off to join the war. Now he's back, because Baltair is dead, and he wants revenge against Caitrin. He humiliates her, is rude and unfeeling towards her and in general does everything he can to make her miserable. He was not a likable person through most of the book, then he turned into a real bastard. I'm glad they figure out that they're in love, but they almost lost their chance to be together. This is an exciting, fascinating and romantic series that I thoroughly enjoyed reading. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Cowboy's Son by Rhonda Lee Carver

This is dramatic, amusing, surprising and romantic. Ash is under the pressure of finding a wife, and he's trying to fight his attraction to Lexi, because he doesn't see the two connecting. And then someone drops a baby off claiming that he's his father. Lexi is a romantic who has saved herself for her soul mate, and she thinks that might be Ash, until the baby shows up, then she's confused. She is not thrilled with the thought that Ash could sleep with someone and then not remember her, but her attraction to him is so strong that she wants to be with him anyway. I love Ash and Lexi, he's sweet and caring and charming. Lexi is strong and vulnerable and caring. I can't wait for the next book. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Filthy Irish by Frankie Love & C.M. Seabrook

This is amusing, sweet and romantic. Ewan is a 23 year old taking care of 5 of his younger brothers, and running a B&B. He's cocky, cheeky and desperate for help. Wendy is 22 and took the nanny job so that she could see Ireland. She's unsure but caring and determined. The boys are out of control and sassy. Being threatened with having their family torn apart by a nasty aunt isn't helping any. But Wendy is up to the challenge, but trying to control her feelings for Ewan is hard. It's a boisterous yet loving home, and neither Ewan nor Wendy want it to end at the end of summer. This is a fun series of nannies and their employers finding true love. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Fake and Bake by Romeo Alexander

This is interesting, romantic and heartwarming. Jax is a teen heartthrob actor who finds out that his manager has been keeping him in teen roles rather than being in more adult roles. He heads off to Higbee to see he northern lights, only he had a slight meltdown on the way which caused him to be a day late. After spilling hot coffee all over himself he ends up at Anthony's bakery looking for something to dry himself with. Anthony is a genius at making and decorating sweets, he's also agoraphobic. While cleaning up in the back of the bakery he hears Anthony talking to someone, and when he hears what it's about, he walks out front and pretends to be Anthony's new boyfriend. Afterwards they come up with an arrangement that helps both of them. Jax stays with Anthony where he can get peace and quiet, and pretends to be boyfriend to make another man jealous. They end up having some deep conversations and help each other see that they don't have to remain stuck in place,

10 - Code by Freya Barker

This is gripping story that is full of suspense, intrigue, drama, betrayal, trauma and romance. Dylan is an FBI Agent and a single dad. He's determined, caring, protective, sweet and fierce. His son Max plays soccer, which is where he met Marya. Marya is strong, independent and vulnerable. She has three kids, Theo, Liam and Harry. Liam and Max play soccer together. Dylan has been interested in Marya for a long while, but she resists because he's 8 years younger than her. One morning at a soccer game Dylan notices Marya react to someone watching the game, and when she takes off after the man, Dylan follows then grabs her when it looks like she's ready to take the man's head off. She tells the man to leave, but he cops an attitude, so Dylan jumps in and threatens to arrest him if he doesn't leave. When Marya explains who he is, and what happened in the past, Dylan is determined to protect her and her boys. While dealing with her issue, and slowly getting her to accept

Emily's Choice by Bethany Swafford

This is dramatic, heartwarming and entertaining. Emily is getting ready to have a short introduction to London before she has her first season the following year. Rosalind is her orphaned cousin who has lived with her and her father, and been Emily's companion, for the last five years. Mr. Williams owns the estate next to Emily's, Lord Evan is Mr. Williams' best friend. Emily is stubborn but polite no matter how rude other people are, until she's had enough of people acting as if Rosalind was a nobody, and here other cousin, Percival, keeps harassing her to accept his marriage proposal. Emily has never liked Percy, and he's never been anything but rude and condescending to her. When the girls are out walking one day they meet Mr. Williams and Lord Evan. When Emily's father finds out he forbids her to have anything to do with him, but won't tell her why, which just makes her rebellious. When her father collapses on Mr. Williams' property, she insists on c

Within Range by Em Petrova

This is sweet, romantic, steamy and heartbreaking. Shaw is intense, amusing, tough and sweet. Atalee is stubborn, caring and protective. After trying to get the woman he loves, Atalee, to run away from her wedding to his friend to go with him, and her turning him down, he transfers to a different part of the state, then gets asked to join Ranger Ops. 2 years later he's in need of a shrink, and accidentally ends up with her. Now divorced, Atalee can't believe that she now has a chance to be with Shaw. Shaw's a little broken, but she's willing to do whatever she has to to make him better. While out on an op we get a quick visit from a couple of Knights, which makes a great book even better. This series is more intense than the Knight Ops series, but still has it's amusement. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Boyfriend Borrower by Lindzee Armstrong

This is romantic, amusing and interesting. Troy and Erica are best friends, and have been for almost 20 years. Erica and Juliette are roommates. Juliette gets snarky with Troy constantly, and Troy just makes it worse by being cheeky to her. Troy's job is being a rent-a-date and when one of his clients starts stalking him because she wants him as a real boyfriend, he needs to do something. He decides to get a fake girlfriend to discourage her. He asks Erica, but Juliette points out that anyone who knew them wouldn't buy it, so Erica says Juliette could do it. Juliette doesn't want to though, because she's attracted to Troy. But she needs help with algebra, and Troy gets math easily. Juliette and Troy come up with a deal, she plays the fake girlfriend until stalker girl goes away, and Troy tutors Juliette until the end of the semester. But Troy develops romantic feelings for Juliette, and Erica decides that she's in love with Troy. It's a fun and sweet story. I r

My Stepbrother, My Protector by Ashley Sands

This is hot, passionate and romantic. Finn is chivalrous, protective, stubborn and caring. Mia is naive, determined, tough and vulnerable. When Mia's bf starts to act too possessive she breaks up with him. But he wants to be with her, and he won't take no for an answer. Her mother tells her to ask her stepbrother, Finn, for help. She doesn't ask, but he shows up, and talks her into staying with him for a while. They were attracted to each other at their parents wedding, but it gets downright hard to ignore after she moves in. Finn is determined to ignore his attraction, but Mia wants to explore it. While they're figuring out what they feel and what they want, Mia's ex begins to get more aggressive, and dangerous to them. It's sweet and cute, on top of being hot and sexy. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Haven by Lane Hart

This is steamy, intense, entertaining and romantic. Haven is a bodyguard for a rich man's son, Alex, until Alex gets thrown out. Then he becomes Alex's sister, Mackenzie's bodyguard. Haven is responsible, stubborn, bold and charming. He takes his job seriously, especially when he's told to get Mackenzie out of the house as much as he can. Mackenzie prefers to stay in her room, it's safer, and no one can take her picture without her permission. She's determined, sneaky, innocent and cheeky. Haven begins by making her swim every day, and builds up to going to his wife's house for a bbq. Along the way he goes from watching her in the pool to wanting to take her virginity once she tells him she is one. His main job is checking for anything she can hurt herself with. Sneaking around so that her father doesn't find out about them leads to some very interesting ways to be alone. The end is very intense and emotional dealing with her having a mental illness. Hav

Blue Skye by Viki Lyn

This is steamy, intense and dramatic. Drew and Skye were best friends growing up, until the night they kissed. When Skye left for the N.Y. to become an artist he expected Drew to go with him, but Drew had other plans. Like marrying the woman his father told him to marry. 9 years later Skye comes back to town for the opening of his art exhibit. Within 5 minutes of being near him, Skye kisses Drew, and Drew kisses him back. Then he panics and tells Skye to leave him alone, that he's not gay. But he isn't sleeping with his wife either. Skye doesn't believe that Drew feels nothing for him so he keeps trying to get Drew to admit it. The harder Skye pushes, the more Drew pulls away. Drew is stubborn and uncaring. Skye is determined and cocky. It takes an unplanned guest to blow everything sky high. They make a sweet, if heartbreaking couple. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Pleasing The Professor by Peter Styles

This is entertaining, steamy and romantic. David is a professor at a Christian college, and an author. Seb is a grad student at the college, and he edits David's books. Seb has been crushing on David for over a year, but didn't say anything  because he was unsure if the 20 year difference in their ages, and the fact that David was stuffy, would matter. Then one day he gets a visit from Alex, along with an invitation to a consort mixer. Seb considers the invitation, then decides that he'll take a chance asking David to date first. After David says no, Seb is determined to go to this party and find a man that will have him. When David shows up at the party, Seb loses it and goes off on him. In the end David is so angry at Seb he agrees to a trial run. But he still fights them being together. A series of events have them both considering the consequences of a relationship. It's a great story that pulls you in a little at a time, right up to the end when Seb gave in too eas

The Unwilling Viscount and The Vixen by Shelley Munro

This is a gripping thriller that is full of intrigue, suspense and romance. Lucien was, as far as he new, just living his life. Until he was told that he is the missing heir to St. Clare. He doesn't believe it, but his wife talks him into going to find out the truth. On the way the are attacked, and his wife dies. Months later, he is living as George St. Clare, even though he's anything but convinced that that's who he is, when his father informs him that he is betrothed, and has been since he was a child, and that she's on her way to marry him. Lucien is still grieving for his wife and child, so he trues to discourage Rosalind from marrying him. But Rosalind sees him as her last hope for marriage, because everyone at home thinks that she's a witch because she can read minds. Rosalind is a fierce, caring and sweet woman. After they marry Lucien ignores her, he's not interested in having another wife or child. When strange things, like attempted murder on both of

Brutal Love & Stanley Cups by Heather C. Myers

This is romantic, intense and entertaining. Dean and Clara met and fell in love, then Dean signed with a team on the opposite coast. Clara didn't want to have a long distance relationship, Dean didn't think to ask her to go with him, so they broke up. Now, it's 9 years later, and Dean is back and Clara's boyfriend brings her to the Gulls first game of the final round of the playoffs. She tries to disguise herself so that Dean doesn't recognize her, but he knows that it's her anyway. It causes a problem between Clara and her boyfriend, and Dean comes to her aid. And both are struggling with the feelings they still have for each other. Dean is caring, protective and determined. Clara is feisty, stubborn and brave. I love their story, it's sweet and heartwarming. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Rancher's Unexpected Nanny by Mary Sue Jackson

This is dramatic, amusing and interesting. Finn is a single dad rancher. Wendy is his daughter. Callie is Wendy's teacher. When Callie suggests that Finn get a nanny, he hires her. She never gets a chance to say no, so she just goes home, to find that she wouldn't have a home for long. She takes the nanny job so that she doesn't have to live with her parents. His daughter, and his dead wife's mother conspire to get them together. They do fall in love, but Callie's dream, teaching in New York, and Finn's dream of rejoining the rodeo, make a relationship hard. I'm not a fan of what they did next, Callie should have said no, but in the end everything works out like it should. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

A Match Made In Ireland by Michele Brouder

This is funny, dramatic, sweet and romantic. Ruth is a romance writer who needs a new idea for her next book. One day she happens to see an ad for Irish brides from America to go to Ireland and marry Irishmen. Intrigued, she writes to the company, then some clients and she decides to go to Ireland for research. Things start off bad the minute she gets off the plane, and get worse as the day goes. Eventually she ends up at the front door of a B&B in the middle of the night soaking wet. Sean owns the pub and former B&B, and he lives above the pub. He's a charming, funny and cheeky guy he had his heart broken 3 years previously. When he opens the door and sees Ruth, he has no sympathy for her, he tells her that he'll call a cab, because his place is not available. He finally does let her in and shows her to a room. After she showers he feeds her soup, then a sweet and tea. When she asks about hiring a driver to use, he volunteers himself. The more time they spend together,

Her Duke In Shining Armor by Emma Linfield

This is entertaining, romantic, suspenseful and dramatic. The first time Aaron and Eleanor met, he falled her a tomboy. The second time they met, he called her a spoiled tomboy. Now that she's fully grown he finds her fascinating, but irritating as well. Eleanor hates Aaron for the way he's treated her, but when a new friend asks her if she really does, she rethinks her feelings. It turns out that both are feeling an attraction, and both find the other irritating. While they are trying to figure out their relationship, a man that Aaron ticked off is looking to get revenge against him. Eleanor's father seems to be hiding a secret, and when Eleanor stumbles upon it her whole world is turned upside down. The storyline pulls you in, but it drags a bit in some places. It ends with happy, but also sad, events. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

One Night To Remember by Erica Ridley

This is a thrilling, romantic and intriguing story that is full of action and drama. Felicity is trying to find a husband, but the man must agree to her demand about giving to charities, with the hope of starting a foundation for children, but as yet she hasn't found one. She has one last man that interested her, Lord Raymore, a wealthy, older man whom she likes. But that's her night job, her day job is the design and maintenance of her brother Cole's racing carriage. She's the reason he wins, but he's given her one last race to ready for before she must give it up and be a lady full time. Giles is the best carriage driver, he never loses, so Cole hires him for the race, and then tells him that he must work with Felicity on the carriage. At first he isn't pleased, but the longer he's around her, the more he likes and respects her. He also earns her admiration, he's the only person besides her brother who likes her as her, and he's a kind, generous an

Highland Rising by Anna Markland

This story is much less traumatic than the other stories in the series, which is a wonderful change. It still has suspense, intrigue, romance and angst. When Gray returns from Edinburgh after being gone for 3 years, he thinks that Faith would have outgrown her hero worship of him, but that's not the case. And when he is affected by her he shocked. Faith is anxious to see him again, hoping that she can win his heart, but soon discovers that it might be too late, he is practically betrothed to Maeghan, the daughter of his mentor. Gray is torn about what to do, he wants to marry Faith, but doesn't know if he'll be allowed to walk away from Maeghan. Soon after Gray gets home he is ordered to go spy on, then report on, The Rising forces. It's decided that Faith will accompany him on this mission, posing as his wife. Which gives them a chance to get to know each other again. Gray soon realizes that he's in love with Faith and will do anything to have her. The danger they&

The Bride's Brother Bundle by Peter Styles and J.P. Oliver

These are interesting, entertaining, romantic and suspenseful stories. Most of the characters are likable and amusing, the ones that don't start that way end up that way. My favorite stories are The Bride's Brother, Road To Romance and The Prince's Passion, they're funny and romantic and sweet. The rest were good, just not as entertaining. Sam is my favorite character, he's cocky and charismatic with a devil may care attitude. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Bride's Brother by J.P. Oliver

This is amusing, romantic and entertaining. Toby is wedding planner who is planning the wedding for Hunter's sister Julia. Toby and Hunter are attracted to each other, but Toby, in the beginning, thinks that Hunter is Julia's fiancé. When Hunter seems to be flirting with him, Toby is appalled. Then Hunter asks him out on a date, and Toby is disgusted. It's not until Toby takes Hunter to task for trying to cheat on his fiancé that the truth comes out. Toby doesn't think it's a good idea to date Hunter because it could affect Julia's wedding. But they meet to discuss Julia's behavior, and things pick up from there. Julia is trying for a high profile society wedding while Toby and Hunter are trying to make it for herself. Things are up and down between everybody, Toby always caves to Julia and backs down when she's nasty, Toby loses more respect for Hunter when he doesn't stick up for himself or Toby and Hunter hasn't told his parents that he's

Comeback by June Winters

I'm not a fan of the cover, the story is much more serious than the cover implies. I am a huge fan of Jack. He's sweet, caring, protective, protective and generous,   and great with kids. Emma is strong, determined, vulnerable and kind. When she ran from her ex, Emma went to her cousin's so that she, and her 4 y.o. daughter Mack, could start over. Emma was getting more frazzled and concerned every day, because Mack hadn't spoken to anyone but her since before they moved, and she was also suffering from severe separation anxiety. One night Emma gets home from work to find Mack crying, she had been crying all day, so she took her out to get dinner, and out of her cousin's hair. Jack was taking his usual trip around town in his roller blades and hockey stick when he sees Emma waiting in line at a food truck. Always up for a quick romp with a tourist he turns around and gets in line behind her planning to hit on her. Until he notices that she's not alone. When Mack

The Mail Order Billionaire Cowboy by Bonnie R. Paulson

This is amusing, heartwarming, entertaining and romantic. Wyatt is determined, stubborn, insecure and impulsive. Shana is tough, brave and vulnerable. When Wyatt comes home to the ranch he left then ignored, his mother wouldn't just sell him the ranch outright, if he wanted it he had 30 days to get married, then stay married and on the ranch for a year. He decided that a business deal with a stranger was the way to go, there was no risk of betrayal. So he advertised for a maid. Shana had been run out of town once again and was ready to leave the latest town when she saw the ad. She figured that would solve her problems, no public job for her stalker to find her at, and a safe place with food and a bed. Unfortunately it's not quite that easy. Her stalker does find her, both Wyatt and her start to have feelings for each other, and Wyatt learns about a lie she told. It's sweet and romantic in the end, with a shocking twist. I received a complimentary copy of this book from th

Dirty Irish by Mia Clark

This a fun, romantic, sweet and engaging story. Dare is bold, cheeky, charming and swoon-worthy. Grace is a good girl who goes to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day to be bad for once. She's shy, sweet and daring. From the minute they meet he tells her that if he kisses her he'll fall in love. She doesn't believe him, but she's falling a little bit too. Within hours he's telling everyone that she is his future wife. She starts to go along with the joke while they're having a few pints at his favorite pub. He keeps hinting at a secret he has, but he tells her that she has to wait until the following Friday to find out what it is. She flies home thinking it was just a fun fling, but they continue talking and texting, until that following Friday. She's beyond shocked when he finally tells her his secret. This is a book that needs to be on your TBR list. It's so sweet. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and volunt

Unruly Norse by Frankie Love

This is short, steamy, entertaining and romantic. Erik is a Norse fisherman when he gets custody of his deceased sister's 3 children. He's been overwhelmed with trying to care for the children and run his business, so he hires a nanny for the summer. Sofie is a model who took a nanny job so that she could explore her roots. She didn't know what she was getting into before she got there, about the children losing their parents, or how the man who looked like Thor would affect her. Neither wanted to risk their heart, but the spark between them was too hard to ignore. It's not easy, but it is hot and romantic. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Burn For Me by R.A. Black

This is a gripping, suspenseful, steamy and sweet story. Unfortunately Thomas was the only character that I liked. He's gentle, caring, stubborn, protective and broken. Lori is a privileged college student who met the wrong guy and let him drag her down until he almost killed her. She's naive, easily led, especially by her judgmental and controlling parents, unpredictable and vulnerable. Thomas is the first responder that saves her life when her boyfriend mickey's her, and he has an intense reaction to her when he first sees her. Later he befriends her so that he knows she's okay. It progresses from there because she also responds strongly to him. Life for her after her close call with death only gets worse, her parents think it's a great idea to abandon her and withdraw all financial support, then have the nerve to say something about​ how she overcame it. Lori let's her parents fill her with doubts about everything. Luckily she has two best friends that help h

Dirty Brit by Frankie Love

This is sweet, steamy, amusing and romantic. Callum is a single dad Earl who's daughter is so spoiled he can't keep a nanny. He's charismatic, cheeky, generous and he shell-shocked when he sees Amelia for the first time. Amelia graduated from culinary school but she's not sure if she wants to dedicate all the hours that it requires. She wants a family, and working 80 hours a week doesn't leave any time to meet someone. So she applies at a nanny agency, and is send to Callum to be his nanny. She thinks he's hot, good with his daughter and charming. She accidentally watches him in his room the first night, and he catchers her, pulls her into his room, and starts to get down and dirty. Then she tells him that she's a virgin and he tells her that nothing can happen. So the tension builds between them, and she needs to decide if she wants to stay. It's a really hot and sweet story. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my hone

Anyone But The Earl by Irene Davis

This is an interesting, amusing and sweet. Grif and Tavi have known each other for years, Grif is Tavi's older brother's friend. They never really talked until one night when came home early, avoiding the Earl her mother wants her to marry, and goes into the library where her brother and his friends were. She sat and had a drink, discussed a float then got caught and left. He couldn't stop thinking about her after that, even though he knew he couldn't court her because he was going back home. When it's clear to Tavi that her mother won't be happy until she's married to the creepy Earl, she decides decides that it would be better to ruin herself by getting pregnant, then the Earl wouldn't want her. She decides that Grif is the person to do it and goes to see him. Then chickens out. Now it's even harder for Grif to not think about her, and she can't stop thinking about him. She still has to deal with the Earl, and her pushy mother, and when things

The Cowboy's Daughter by Jamie K. Schmidt

This is dramatic, intense, entertaining and romantic. Trent was a top bull rider living the good life when he met, and had a one night stand with, Kelly. They exchanged numbers and kinda kept in touch for a while. Kelly was a big fan of his, but not a buckle bunny, when the one night happened. A couple of months later she finds out she's pregnant, but can't get ahold of him. Her father throws her out for not naming the father and she goes to N.Y. Meanwhile Trent looks for her at every rodeo, because he lost his phone, and didn't get her last name or what town she lived in. Then he was injured and it took years to get some kind of life back. 6 years after their night Kelly is going back home to try to save her family's ranch, Trent is going back to MC a rodeo, and start a school to teach kids to bull ride. On her father's ranch. He's ready to pick up where they left off, but she's mad at him for ghosting her. They both get surprises when they sit to talk. Tre

Care To Rescue by T.A. Andrews

This is dramatic and romantic. Craig is happy with his playboy lifestyle, until he sets eyes on Kelly at fire station. He acts like a jerk, and when leaves thinking that he's an arrogant d*ck. A few days later he's at her house rescuing a baby, sees her crying hysterically, and has a weird reaction to it. Later that night he ends up at her door and they end up having sex. And within seconds of being done he runs out the door. His reactions are pretty funny, especially considering the reason for them. She's a crier and impulsive. The end is sweet. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

The Commoner Who Stole Her Heart by Hanna Hamilton

This is gripping, suspenseful, tragic, sweet and romantic. Liam is a footman in the house he grew up in, as his mother is the housekeeper, and has been in love with Thea since they were children. Thea is the daughter of the family, and has is in love with Liam, she just doesn't realize it. Freddie is the son, and beyond blind and stupid. Robert is Freddie's best friend, and is obsessed with having Thea as his wife. While Freddie keeps pushing Robert on Thea, no matter how many times she's said no, it seems as though someone is trying to kill Freddie, and possibly Thea. After Liam helps out, Freddie assigns him to guard Thea. That's when Thea realizes her love. Liam refuses to believe there's any chance they will end up together, but Thea is optimistic. Freddie is the dumbest, most stubborn and most oblivious man ever. The storyline is full of drama, intrigue, twists and love. It's a must read. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This i

The Baron's Charade by Catherine Mayfair

This is interesting, amusing and romantic. Daniel tells outrageous stories to the ton about his travels. Isobel was shocked and offended when she overheard him telling people how he tamed a tiger with a banana. She finds him intriguing and even though she hates the obvious lies, she can't stop thinking about him. When they both end up in London, they realize that they have feelings for each other. Unfortunately, she won't put up with his lies, and he won't give up his life for her, even if that's what he wants. Surprises, twists and drama make their lives entertaining, and the end is very satisfying. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Sinner's Ransom by M.D. Gregory

This is twisted, steamy, suspenseful and romantic. Montgomery is a spoiled rich boy with no manners, no respect and no redeeming qualities who uses men for his enjoyment only. His father hates him and his mother won't claim him. Stone is a criminal who decides to kidnap Montgomery to get money from his father as revenge for things he's done. The kidnappers are like the keystone cops, only they're not really funny. Cocky, but incompetent, they manage to manage to make a mess of everything. It's a great story that will leave you smiling, yet shaking your head. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

June Forever by Merry Farmer

This is entertaining, romantic and heartwarming. Sir Christopher is a bumbling, awkward and simple man. St. George is a charming, protective and caring man. Vicky is an untrusting, vulnerable, naive and impulsive woman who has been in hiding since an attack on her. Vicky's sister, and her friends, convince Vicky to accept a marriage proposal from Sir Christopher, even though she's not sure if she can ever let him near her. A week later they are in London for parliament to vote on women's rights and go to a masquerade ball. When Sir Christopher gets to the ball he walks up to Vicky and starts talking to her. She has no clue who he really is, but treats him as her knight in shining armor. Sir Christopher doesn't believe that she doesn't recognize him, he thinks she's teasing him. It's only way later in the night that he realizes that she really doesn't know it's him. Shocked by that knowledge, he doesn't correct her. She ends up sneaking around wit

Stay A Little Longer by Jess Bryant

This is so entertaining and hot. Usually together. Trent is a gay country singer who just got outted, so he fled Nashville to hide out in a small town in Texas. Lance is a sheriff's deputy who is still in the closet, with no intention of ever coming out. One night he arrived home after work so tired he just stripped on his way to his bed and collapsed. On top of a warm, hard body, and from that minute on they are funny, sexy, sweet, bossy and cheeky together. I could have read another 500 pages of them I loved them so much. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Her Loving Hero by Caitlyn O'Leary

This is sweet, heartbreaking, suspenseful and thrilling. Wyatt is patient, gentle, charming, determined and protective. Emily is strong, stubborn, cheeky, caring and untrusting. Wyatt was part of the SEAL team that extracted Emily out of Saudi Arabia, he wasn't there in person, but he was in communication with them the whole time. After she arrived back in the States Wyatt placed himself in her life, he needed to make sure that she was okay. They became good friends, but he wanted more, and he was willing to wait for as long as he needed to. Outside of their relationship, there are problems with her family, his family and team sanctioned, and non sanctioned, missions. I loved everything about this story, it has an intense storyline and wonderful characters. It's a must read. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author. This is my honest and voluntary opinion of it.

Coming For Caine by Peter Styles

This is a steamy, entertaining and dramatic. Caine is a motivational speaker, he created an upbeat, positive and happy persona at the beginning of his career. Now he's exhausted and frustrated by it. And he was overheard saying exactly that, which put his company ito a nosedive. Shelton is the younger son of very rich parents who wants to succeed on his own and is determined to find a way to do it. His bucket list arrangement business is almost a bust and he needs money to keep it going, or else move home​ and work for his father. So Shelton goes to The Club looking for a patron as a way to make money, and to satisfy his own personal kinks. Caine goes to The Club as a way to relieve some stress. They've met before, Caine is a college classmate of Shelton's older brother. When they recognize each other they talk for a while, but Caine leaves thinking that there can't be anything between then because of the age difference. Shelton has had a crush on Caine for years, and i