Monthly Archives: March 2017

Audrey’s Promise By Susan Sheehey

 

 

 

Audrey's Promise By Susan Sheehey
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STORY-LINE AUDREY’S PROMISE:

Although classified as a romantic suspense novel,  the reader finds much more in Audrey’s PromiseAuthor Susan Sheehey filled this novel with emotion, suspense, and intrigue.  Audrey Allen’s poised at the pinnacle of success.  Running for senate in the great state of Texas, if elected Audrey, aka the Peacemaker, would be the youngest member elected.  Supporting the establishment/funding for a much-needed crisis center as well as running for office, Audrey has a busy life.

However, on her trail tabloid journalist Ethan Tanner, intends to bring down another politician with their hidden secrets or dirty laundry.  All he has to do, is discover the Peacemaker’s dirty secrets, write the article of a lifetime which will sabotage her political campaign, and his boat will sail into the New York Times.  He knows she cannot really be as squeaky clean as she appears; after finagling an invitation to her small home town family Thanksgiving, he is ready to strike.

Things heat up as Ethan and Audrey face off.  The family is not happy in the Biddinger household nor is

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Winning The Indecisive Duke By Jessie Bennett

 

 

The Fairbank Series

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STORY-LINE WINNING THE INDECISIVE DUKE BY JESSIE BENNETT:

Winning The Indecisive Duke, by author Jessie Bennett, a character driven story of family dynamics, love, and romance, will hold your attention;  providing hours of entertainment.  Jonah Boothe and Elizabeth Huntington engaged from the cradle, cemented families, lands, and friendship.  Both have been the best of friends their entire life.  So close, they are almost brother and sister; each feels they can not marry.  Their love is a love of siblings not romantic love of the heart.

Add in a twisted sister, Alexandra, rejected by the man she was to wed, a new arrival in the area, Daniel Forsley Duke of Athlone, and you have all the ingredients for a first-rate regency romance.  With two sisters vying for the Dukes regard, old jealousies, insecurities, and hatred will rise;  the Duke’s indecision in choosing his bride, plays one against the other.  Both sisters beautiful and poised, come from a good family;  making it hard for him to choose between them.

Who will win the Dukes hand in marriage?  Will Elizabeth and Jonah break the family contract to find their true loves?  Will Elizabeth’s sister, Alexandra, ruin any chance Elizabeth has to find happiness?  My reviews for romance novel, Winning The Indecisive Duke, follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

Foremost, a regency romance, Bennett included suspense in her latest book.   The story-line is an intense drama between

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Beguile Me Not By Odelia Floris

 

 

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STORY LINE, BEGUILE ME NOT:

Author Odelia Floris has penned an emotional roller coaster ride in Beguile Me Not.  Set in 1884 Auckland, New Zealand, Ms. Floris takes you into the wealthy ballrooms and lives of society.  Anna Brown, older than the usual husband hunting miss, finds herself once more in the crowded ballrooms.  However, what she finds on this night will change her perceptions forever.  Fate has stepped in and placed Russian artist Sasha Ivanovsky in her path.

However, Anna knows Sasha is not proper society; a painter, poor, bohemian, handsome, and fascinating.  She finds herself enthralled.  After dancing all night with Sasha, determined to remove him from her mind and heart, Anna tries to forget him.   Anna must find a proper husband, and live the upright society life destined for her.  The life ingrained into she person and which rules her destiny.  However, her behavior has set societies tongues wagging.  Sent to her sister at Gravemore Station by her parents, fate throws another wrench into Anna’s life.

A first-rate historical romance, come along with Anna as life throws unexpected challenges and a sea

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Ten Terrific Monsters By Chris Mason

 

A Hidden Item Book

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STORY-LINE, CONCEPT, DEVELOPMENT TEN TERRIFIC MONSTERS BY CHRIS MASON:

In Ten Terrific Monsters, Chris Mason and Vladimir Cebu created a wonderful seek and find the book for child and adult.  As a lover of seeking and find, I am sure any child would love to have this book.  Willie the Wolf and nine of his monster friends spent a long day waiting in the unemployment line.  Each monster’s return home gives the child a list of objects to find in a picture.  The characters are as Willie the Wolf states, “cute as buttons.”  The list of items well-defined with excellent illustrations will entertain even younger children.

With well-developed illustrations and good seek list, any child with supervision will have hours of fun.  Depending on the age of the child, this book helps with word recognition, counting, motor skills, and organizational skills.  The child using fine motor skills can either circle the items as found in the picture or mark off the list.  Names are beside the picture of the item giving the child word recognition skills.  Counting how many items they found, will help with counting skills, and deciding in what order they will find the items, will help them develop organization skills.

 

TEN TERRIFIC MONSTERS RECOMMENDATIONS:  STARS 4

I would not hesitate to buy this book for a child.  This is a great book for children and supervising adult to enjoy together.   The

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A Sheikh Of Her Own By Barbara McMahon

 

 

Ultimate Billionaires Book 3

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STORY-LINE A SHEIKH OF HER OWN BY BARBARA MCMAHON:

In A Sheikh Of Her Own, the reader finds Bridget Rossie in Italy laying her beloved father to eternal rest in his home town.   When her cousin Francesca and her friend Sheikh Rashid al Halzid see her grief, Rashid invites her to his home in Aboul Sari to visit with Francesca and mend.  Vacationing with Francesca in a beautiful setting sounds wonderful to Bridget.  Bridget’s wholesome and sweet, works as a librarian, loves children and definitely does not fit in with the ultra wealthy world of Rashid.  Spending time with his grandmother and his son, Bridget is very different from Rashid’s other guest.  Rashid begins to wonder if she’s for real, or is it an act to ingratiate herself to him.

As the attraction grows, Bridget’s insecurities and determination to “never be a second best love” in anyone’s life surface.  Can two very different worlds come together?  Will Rashid see Bridget as a sweet woman or a conniver?  Can Bridget’s attitude on family soak into Rashid’s heart and bring his family closer?  Will Bridget resolve her preconception of Rashid’s feeling for her?  Is there a happy ever after waiting?  My reviews for romance novel, A Sheikh Of Her Own, follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

Author Barbara McMahon once again created a solid entertaining romance.  As a result, I read A Sheikh Of Her Own straight through.  McMahon skillfully created an easy to read clean book.  Her writing alone carries the story without the

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The Rogues Bride By Lynn Winchester

 

 

Dry Bayou Brides Book 4

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STORY-LINE THE ROGUE’S BRIDE BY LYNN WINCHESTER:

Author Lynn Winchester’s novel, The Rogue’s Bride, takes the reader back to the west and the town of Dry Bayou.  Aimee Prentice, on the run from her life in Alabama, comes to Dry Bayou as a mail-order bride.  Gaston Mosier, harboring a deep dark mistake from his youth, decided he would send for a mail-order bride and to a small degree get on with his life.  He wanted a bride who would be quite, biddable, unassuming, and have his children; everything Aimee is not.  Upon meeting, Gaston appears cold and mean;  Aimee gives the impression dull-wittiness, as well as, a fire cracker with a short fuse.  But evil is also lurking in Dry Bayou.  Is it waiting for Aimee?

Can these two come to term with their past, and forge a lasting relationship? Gaston needs forgiveness, if only to himself and Aimee need protection;  will the misunderstandings, misconceptions, and secrets continue to color everything they do?  My reviews for romance novel, The Rogues Bride, follows.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

Author Lynn Winchester out did herself with the characters of Gaston and Aimee.  Gaston, as a lot of us do, carries guilt,

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The Heart of Darkness By Odelia Floris

 

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STORY LINE FOR THE HEART OF DARKNESS BY ODELIA FLORIS

Author Odelia Floris’ The Heart Of Darkness is a first-rate mystery romance set in medieval times.  Set in England in 1430, Sheriff and Knight Sir Richard and poor gentlewoman, Rowena, find themselves at odds.  After her mother’s death, Rowena is at the mercy of her cruel Aunt, Lady Cunningham and cousin Sabrina.  Sabrina, in a cruel display, connived to have Rowena serve as Clerk for Sheriff Richard.  Little does she know, what she has set in motion as Rowena and Richard lock horns.   They shout, antagonize, disagree, and just possibly find romance.

Then, Rowena finds herself in a quarry as she begins to respect Richard and have feelings for him.  However, Richard’s past is murky and he has secrets.  Can Rowena ferret out the cause of Richard’s money woes and help him resolve his past and secrets?

Meanwhile, young girls disappear in neighboring villages.  It is Richard’s responsibility to solve this mystery, stop the evil that is haunting his personal life and resolve his relationship with Rowena.  Life has suddenly become very complicated.  Come along for a roller coaster ride with Rowena and Richard as they fight themselves, killers, and evil.  My reviews for mystery romance novel The Heart Of Darkness follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, AND DEVELOPMENT:

First I must say, this book personifies the fact explicit sex is not a prerequisite for an entertaining novel.  Ms. Floris created an intriguing story filled with emotion, romance, suspense, and mystery. 

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Abbey’s Tale By Katherine McDermott

 

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STORY-LINE ABBEY’S TALE BY KATHERINE McDERMOTT:

In Abbey’s Tale, author Katherine McDermott created a clean sweet romance.  Set in a small fishing village, the community’s tight-knit.  Jeremy McKetcheon, an Irish immigrant, is the light-keeper for the local lighthouse.  Horribly disfigured on one side of his face during the civil war, Jeremy has what we know today as PTSD.  With nightly nightmares and flash backs of the battles, Jeremy hides on the island with his lighthouse duties and wood craving.

Abigail Morrison, aka Abbey, blind from birth lives in the main village with her father who is postmaster.  Abby lives through the wood cravings her father brings from the lighthouse keeper.  Beautiful pieces which expand Abbey’s world.  Pestering her father to meet the carver who so lovingly creates the pieces, journey across the water just before a storm.  As fate would have it, their boat capsizes and Jeremy does his best to save them.  Neither of them knew how a simple trip and an act of rescue would change their lives.   My reviews for romance novel, Abbey’s Tale, follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

Firstly, let me say, how much I enjoyed this book.  In Abbey’s Tale we find two needy people who come together to save each other.  Jeremy saved Abby from the sea, and Abbey saved him from himself.  Secondly, I loved the fact McDermott gave both of her characters such wonderful personalities and morals.

Jeremy’s guilt ridden and Abbey’s alone in a dark world;  will these two forge a relationship built on caring?  Seen as a recluse in the beginning of book, by the end, Jeremy comes out of his shell and faces the world.  Abbey’s small world of the village, expands as she grows more confident.   Seen by the world as disabled, Jeremy sees only the woman he loves and Abbey sees the man she loves and who holds her heart.

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Romancing The Rogue By Erica Ridley

 

 

Gothic Historical Romance (Volume 2)

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STORY-LINE ROMANCING THE ROGUE:

Author Erica Ridley crafted a first class regency gothic historical novel in Romancing The Rogue.  Rebecca Bond’s orphaned and sent to Castle Keyvnor, Bocka Morrow, Cornwall, England.   Her Uncle, the Lord of Castle Keyvnor, promptly forgets she exists.  As a result, living in seclusion, taking over the books for the estate, leaving notes for the servants and estate manager, Rebecca’s lonely existence become the norm for her.  Seen as a shadow or ghost, Rebecca’s placed in an awful situation.  Upon the death of the old Lord, Rebecca finds a new Lord in charge of the castle and estate.  Told by the new Lord she must marry within three months and leave the castle, Rebecca’s left at sixes and nines.

Threatening to find a husband for her, Rebecca can not let him choose her husband.  Rebecca’s determined to find a good man even though she has always loved Daniel Goodenham, Lord North-Barrows.  Even after the direct cut from Daniel, she

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Some Other Time By Charlotte Symonds

 

 

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STORY-LINE SOME OTHER TIME BY CHARLOTTE SYMONDS:

In Some Other Time by Charlotte Symonds, the reader meets 3 ordinary people. People, who through a common event, find their lives changed forever.  Madison single mother, left as an empty nester when her daughter goes to college, receives a letter when opened will tear her world apart.  Asher, newly divorced, has decided to change his life and find fulfillment and love which have been missing from life for years.  Will his plan come to fruition?  Bryant has life by the tail; a beautiful lover he loves, he’s loved in return, a best friend who’s also his partner, and a successful career.  Then fate turns the tables on him and changes his wonderful life.

What do all 3 have in common and how does it relate?  As each tell their story, secrets and events are revealed.  Grab a seat and a beverage, my contemporary fiction novel review of Some Other Time follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

First, let me say, if you have not read Charlotte Symonds books, you are missing a tremendous treat.  Each one’s filled with drama and deep human emotion.  Some Other Time’s no different!  Grab the tissue box as you begin this wonderfully crafted contemporary fiction. Few authors grab me and almost wrench my heart from my chest, as Ms. Symonds does; with a box of tissues and a pot of tea, I always read her books straight through.

That said, I must say, what a heart breaking emotional story-lines revealed as each character tells their story;  this is an

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Coming Soon: Book Release and Review: Romancing The Rogue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RELEASE AND REVIEW DATE:  MARCH 21, 2017

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Romancing the Rogue Synopsis

When the new earl inherits, poor relation Miss Rebecca Bond must wed immediately or be out on her ear. The only man she’s ever loved is summoned to hear the will—but he already rejected her so soundly that they haven’t spoken in years. Yet who better than a rakish Viscount to teach her how to snare a gentleman who appreciates her charms?

Daniel Goodenham, Lord North-Barrows, regrets nothing more than the lost friendship with the one woman who treated him like a man, not a title. Fate has given him the perfect pretext to win her forgiveness—even if it means having to matchmake her to someone else. But now that she’s back in his life, he’ll do anything to convince her to choose him instead…

Romancing the Rogue is a standalone gothic novella that first appeared in the Vexed anthology as part of the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor multi-author series.

Release Date: Publisher: Length: Genre:

ISBN: 978-1943794010 (ebook) ISBN: 978-1943794027 (mmpb)

March 2017
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150 pages (30,000 words) Historical Romance

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Elof’s Mission By Linda Hubalek

 

 

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STORY-LINE ELOF’S MISSION:

In Elof’s Mission, we are back in Morgan’s Crossing.  Author Linda Hubalek’s story begins at the cemetery as Elof Lundahl’s placing an iron cross on Nolan’s father-in-laws grave.  If you have followed the Grooms With Honor Series, you will remember Nolan from Nolan’s Vow. If not, Hubalek gives enough background in her stories to bring you up to speed.  Hearing a wagon coming, he finds Swedish immigrant Linnea Meyer, her son Jamie, and Linnea’s husband’s body. Although the landlord came with Linnea to the cemetery, far from kind, he insist she vacate her home before nightfall.

Linnea a mail order bride of eight days, finds herself with a dead husband, a five-year old stepson, and no place to go.  Elof, compassionate and with a good heart, offers to help her and Jamie.  Elof, recently retired from the Army, is ready to settle down with a wife and family.  What he didn’t count on was Linnea and Jamie.  Traveling with Linnea and Jamie opens Elof to a new world of love, romance, and fatherhood.

Come along with Linnea, Jamie, Elof, and the town of Sweetwater Springs, as romance, once again, is on the horizon.  My reviews for western romance novel, Elof’s Mission, follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

To begin my reviews for romance novel  Elof’s Missions, I must say how much I enjoy the Honorable Grooms Series.  Author

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Sex For Fun By Charlotte Symonds

 

 

 

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SEX FOR FUN STORY LINE:

First and foremost, do not let the title scare you.  Author Charlotte Symonds has not converted to erotica.  You will find Sex For Fun, a wonderful romance; filled with intense emotions, discoveries, renewals, awakenings, and fun.

Olivia is hitting the big three O.  Beautiful, talented, and alone, she wants all the things everyone wants; love, security, and respect.  However, after finding her fiancé in flagrante delicto, her confident is at zero.  Olivia’s best friend, Jude, suggest a one-night-stand to get her back in the groove.  Can Olivia take part in a one-night-stand which definitely is not in her normal romance comfort zone?

Meeting a handsome hunky stranger on her morning run, offers the perfect opportunity to practice Jude’s advice.   Can Olivia step out of her comfortable zone of ordinary and safe to try something new and different?  Does Olivia have the courage to reach out with both hands for what she wants?  Is Olivia up for the adventure of a life-time?

Have a seat, grab a glass or cup of your favorite beverage and enjoy Sex For Fun.  After all, sex is always better when it is fun. 

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Mischief, Mayhem and Murder: A Marquis of Evermont Regency Romance By Isabella Thorne

 

 

(The Duke’s Wicked Wager Sweet and Wholesome Regency Romance Series Book 5)

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STORY-LINE MISCHIEF, MAYHEM AND MURDER: A MARQUIS OF EVERMONT REGENCY ROMANCE BY ISABELLA THORNE

In Mischief, Mayhem and Murder: A Marquis of Evermont Regency Romance, we find an intense regency romance as we follow two of the noble ton on their exploits.  Frederic, the young Marquis of Evermont and George, Duke of Pemberton, drink, gamble, and run with women.  While George has the means for all their activities, Frederic relies on his father’s good graces.  Unable to pay his gambling debts, he still continues to party with George.

However, fate steps in when Frederic see Adele Bouchard performing on stage; he’s immediately smitten.  Adele, very aware of her position in society as seen through the eyes of the nobility, can not help the attraction she feels for Frederic.  However, Frederic’s gambling debtors are fast on his trail with threats of violence.  Will Frederic loose all he loves?  Come read this fast paced short novel to find out.  My reviews of regency romance novel, Mischief, Mayhem and Murder: A Marquis of Evermont Regency Romance, follows.

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Seducing Susannah By E. E. Burke

 

 

The Bride Train Book 4

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STORY-LINE SEDUCING SUSANNAH BY E. E. BURKE:

In Seducing Susannah, author E. E. Burke continues her story of the train brides.  Widow Susannah Braddock hasn’t found a husband, and Ross Hardt is still the bane of her existence.  Susannah and the last 2 future brides live in the boarding house, working almost as slaves for the owner, in exchange for room and board.  Needless to say Susannah’s son, Danny, at seven is a barrel of energy; never still and always into something.  After his last mishap Susannah ’s told to leave.  Needing a job and a place to stay, she doesn’t know what they will do.  Coming to her rescue, Ross offers a job and a room.  Ross has an ulterior motive.  He needs a wife to inherit his father’s ranch and he sees Susannah as a prime candidate.

Susannah has secrets; secrets which can ruin her carefully constructed life.  Secrets she can not  tell for fear of losing what she cherishes most.  Determined to win Susannah, become a father to Danny, and go home to Texas, Ross proceeded to court

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Keeping The Spy By Victoria Pinder

 

 

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STORY-LINE KEEPING THE SPY:

In Keeping the Spy, author Victoria Pinder created an intriguing spy tale.  When small town librarian, Sherry Worthing’s fiancé, Russian Victor Kravenski’s murdered, she finds herself on the run from someone trying to kill her.  Frightened, alone except for her guard dog Joe, she’s terrified and insecure.   Seeing villains around every corner, she’s runs to Miami looking for shelter from the storm.

Liam Collins and Sherry attended school together.  Each unaware the other carried a torch, their lives went separate ways.  Now billionaire Liam, a CIA agent, ready to retire, takes one last job in locating and bringing in Sherry for espionage.  Unknown to Sherry, Victor was a spy;  holding secret documents he intended to sell. Now the buyers and the USA government want the documents.

Come along with Sherry and Liam as they run for their lives from friend and foe alike.  Will romance bloom after all these years?  Can Liam protect Sherry and prove her innocence?   Grab a beverage, get comfortable, my contemporary suspense romance novel review Keeping The Spy follows

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As The Leaves Kiss The Stream By Terry Barnes

 

 

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STORY-LINE, AS THE LEAVES KISS THE STREAM:

Kenya and Mombasa are missionary fields for the Gamble family; not only an occupation but a calling from God.  However, life for this Christian missionary family suddenly becomes a nightmare.  As The Leave Kiss The Stream is an intense drama between father and daughter.   Expelled from school, daughter Erin’s attitude is angry and self-pitying.  The family leaves their Christian missionary calling to return to America.  Erin, rebellious, verbally abusive, judgemental, and fill of teenage angst is determined to make life as miserable for her family as possible.

Determined to find common ground and healing for his family, Erin’s father’s solution is a camping and fly fishing trip in the Ozark Mountains.  A place of peace, beauty, and spiritual healing.  As Erin’s father stated:

“we reminded me of two wild animals who growled at each other, circled around, each trying to discover the other’s weakness, who swatted then yielded but always probed, and of course snarled.”

Come with Erin and her father as they traverse the high and lows of their father and daughter relationship.  Will they find common ground?  Will Erin find her way back to family and God?  Grab your favorite beverage, have seat, relax, and enjoy this wonderful story.  My Christian novel review of As The Leaves Kiss The Stream follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, AND DEVELOPMENT:

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Sweet As Sugar By Stacy Eaton

 

 

The Celebration Series Book 5

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STORY-LINE SWEET AS SUGAR  BY STACY EATON:

Sweet As Sugar takes us back to Celebration, small town USA; filled with love and where everyone looks out for each other.  Dispatcher Missy Moresco has the pulse of Celebration under her finger tips.  She knows everything going on in this small town. She’s loving, fun, dependable, and fast with a snarky comment, along with carrying an extra fifteen pounds in the posterior.   When one of Celebration’s own’s threatened, FBI Agent Casper Princeton, shows up in the middle of a snow storm to cover the case.  To say he and Missy butt heads from the beginning is an under statement.  The sparks fly fast and furious.  Deciding a fake relationship between Missy and Casper will be the cover to protect the case, Missy and Casper snark, snip, and fight mutual attraction.

Add into the mix Casper’s adorable five-year old daughter, and the stage’s set.  Casper shows up on Missy’s

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The Shepherd’s Daughter By Lynn Winchester

 

 

(Dry Bayou Brides Book 1)

Jackson d’Lynne Writing As Lynn Winchester

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STORY-LINE THE SHEPHERD’S DAUGHTER:

The Shepherd’s Daughter’s, a clean sweet romance, takes place in 1800’s Dry Bayou, Texas.  Willem Ducharme aka Billy and Raychelle, aka Ray, have been friends since they were small children.  Ray’s family came to Texas to manage the Ducharme sheep enterprise. Thick as thieves, they are seldom apart.  As time passes, Ray realizes her feelings turn into adult love for her best friend.  Then her world falls apart. The Ducharmes have ordered Billy a bride from back East.

The picture of perfection, Rebecca DuCastille’s is everything Ray’s not.  Beautiful, poised, charming, Rebecca is a lady while Ray is the shepherd’s daughter.  Wild haired, hard-working, an unladylike tomboy, and opinionated, Ray’s determined she will not go down gently;  she will fight for Billy’s love.  How far is Ray willing to go to get Billy to choose her for his wife?  Will Rebecca win Billy’s heart or will perfect Rebecca win the day?  Is romance in the air?   My reviews for western romance novel The Shepherd’s Daughter follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

Author Jackson d’Lynne writing as Lynn Winchester crafted a sweet clean story filled with emotion and believable realistic characters. I could feel Ray’s insecurity and sadness, as well as, her wonder when she realized her feelings for Billy.  Winchester’s story-telling talent invest the reader in the characters and story-line.  As Billy and Ray come to realize their

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In Want Of A Wife By Odelia Floris

 

 

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STORY LINE OF IN WANT OF A WIFE:

In Want Of A Wife, portrays the Regency era of history with all its stifling rules and restrictions.  Sent to the London marriage mart season, found in all the best drawing rooms and ballrooms, two very different sisters, Rose and Arielle, vie for love.

Nevertheless, Rosa, a small mousey girl is quite, stammers, shy beyond the pale, and subservient to her sister, dreads the season.  She desires to return home to the peace and quite of the country side.  Meanwhile, Arielle is the exact opposite of Rosa.  She is beautiful, confident, and outgoing in every way and ready to take on any and all for love.

Rosa, ever the wallflower, will find herself in a pickle.  Not only does she have one suitor, she has two. Arielle is crazy for a handsome Captain.  Are these suitors what they seem?   Left to their own device, by

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The Rogue’s Bride (Dry Bayou Brides Book 4) by Lynn Winchester

 

 

 

 

DRY BAYOU TEXAS SERIES BOOK 4

 

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With Good Intentions By Jo Huddleston

A Historical Romance Novella (Secret Identity Book 1)

 

With Good Intentions by Jo Huddleston
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STORY-LINE WITH GOOD INTENTIONS:

Author Jo Huddlestons latest novella set in 1959, With Good Intentions’, a clean sweet satisfying romance.  When big corporation meets small business owner, the sparks fly along with deception.   William Wainworth, son of CEO Oscar Wainworth, finds himself sent to Conroy, Alabama. Wainworth’s, in negotiations for a block of businesses, has one hold out.  William’s instructed to persuade the owners to sell the hole-in-the-wall ice cream parlor, regardless of how long it takes.

William has a plan to gain the confidence of the two women, mother and daughter owners.  He decides to use a false name and occupation, befriending them at the ice cream parlor.  Upon meeting Jean, the daughter and co-owner, William’s struck dumb.  Attraction flares on both side.

“Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive”.  How will William tell Jean his real name without loosing her trust?  Can their budding romance survive his deception?  Can the fact his intentions were

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A Finely Crafted Murder By Stacey Alabaster

 

 

 A Craft Circle Cozy Mystery

A Finely Crafted Murder by Stacey Alabaster
A Finely Crafted Murder, Cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY-LINE A FINELY CRAFTED MURDER:

A Finely Crafted Murder, set in small town Pottsville’s, the new home for Georgina.  Georgina owns a craft shop; one of two and depending on who you ask, it’s either the best craft shop in town or second best.  Georgina’s life is about to take another turn from normal to murder detective.  When she sees, after sixteen years, her ex-husband on the street Georgina pursues him.  Which her leads to Pottsvilles next murder victim, Julie, the owner of the other craft shop.

Georgina aka George’s life has been anything but uneventful in Pottsville.  Why is Adam in town and how did he find her?  Who killed Julie and why?  Did Adam have anything to do the murder or is his appearance just a coincident?  Come along with George as she solves another murder in Pottsville.  My cozy mystery novel review of A Finely Crafted Murder follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

A Finely Crafted Murder, filled with twists, clues, and suspects, will keep the reader’s attention from the first page

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Dinner With King Solomon By Matshona Dhliwayo

 

 

Dinner With King Solomon
Dinner With King Solomon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DINNER WITH KING SOLOMON STORY LINE

In Dinner With King Solomon, we find down-on-his-luck Kevin.  Kevin has lost everything of importance.  He lost his reputation, business, family, and friends; he is at the bottom of the proverbial barrel.  At his lowest, Kevin will open his door to a stranger with an even stranger announcement and a bag of gold coins.

Come with Kevin as he travels the road less traveled to find peace and spiritual enlightenment.  My novel review of Dinner With King Solomon follows.

 

DINNER WITH KING SOLOMON CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, AND DEVELOPMENT:

Firstly, Dinner With King Solomon this is not a novel in the normal sense of the word.  This book is not

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The Earl’s Unexpected Journey Of Love By Jessie Bennett

 

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THE EARL'S UNEXPECTED JOURNEY OF LOVE BY JESSIE BENNETT
THE EARL’S UNEXPECTED JOURNEY OF LOVE

 

STORY-LINE THE EARL’S UNEXPECTED JOURNEY OF LOVE:

Lady Juliette Anne Ellingham, desires adventure and travel.  In The Earl’s Unexpected Journey Of Love, not only will she find adventure, she just might find something worth keeping for eternity.   Her father wants Juliette settled with a good husband surrounded by family.

Earl Joshua Allan Hershey is an adventurer;  quite and subdued in nature with excellent character. Unfortunately, he has a mandate from his father’s will he must meet or lose his fortune.   Just returned from an adventure in Africa, Joshua finds himself dining with friends including Juliette and her father;  both are missionaries to the less fortunate overseas.  Therefore, knowing Juliette desires to travel and adventure, her father grants her wish.  However, she must have a guardian on the trip as he will not be

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