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RtB Staff Picks for March

Never Seduce a Scot: The Montgomerys and Armstrongs


Patti P’s Pick:  Never Seduce a Scot by Maya Banks (5/5)
Patti’s review can be read here.



Immortal Trust


Andrea’s Pick:  Immortal Trust by Claire Ashgrove (5/5)  What Andrea has to say:  “Great book! A great love story with a hero you fall in love with immediately.”
Andrea’s review coming soon.

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Angel Heart


Maria’s Pick:  Angel Heart by Marie Laval (5/5)  What Maria has to say:  “An Anglo-French historical, spellbinding and authentic.”
Click here for Maria’s review.

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Upcoming Releases for April 2013

The Mystery Woman (Ladies of Lantern Street Series #2) The Mystery Woman by Amanda Quick (4/23/13)

Under the plain gray skirts of Miss Beatrice Lockwood’s gown, a pistol waits at the ready. For Beatrice is a paid companion on a secret mission—and with a secret past—and she must be prepared to fight for her life at any moment.

Yet she is thrown oddly off guard by the fierce-looking man who joins her in foiling a crime outside a fancy ball—and then disappears into the shadows, leaving only his card.

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Upcoming Releases for March 2013

Lover at Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood Series #11) Lover at Last by J.R. Ward (3/26/13)

“The hottest collection of studs in romance” (New York Times bestseller Angela Knight) returns as #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward brings together two of the most beloved people in the Black Dagger Brotherhood world—at last… ….

Qhuinn, son of no one, is used to being on his own. Disavowed from his bloodline, shunned by the aristocracy, he has finally found an identity as one of the most brutal fighters in the war against the Lessening Society.

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RtB Staff Picks for February 2013!

Saving Gideon: A Clover Ridge Novel 

JoAnne’s Pick:  Saving Gideon by Amy Lillard (5/5)  What JoAnne has to say:  “Wonderful book.  Can’t wait for book 2 in the series.”
JoAnne’s review coming soon!

Too Stupid to Live (Romancelandia, #1)


Marissa’s Pick:  Too Stupid to Live by Anne Tenino (5/5)  What Marissa has to say:  “Romance at its best!”
Marissa’s review coming soon!


Gone Country 

Sarah L’s Pick:  Gone Country by Lorelei James (5/5) What Sarah has to say:  “Another great addition to the Rough Riders series.  Hot and Steamy with a great plot.  

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February Upcoming Releases!

A Bride by Moonlight A Bride by Moonlight by Liz Carlyle (Feb. 26, 2013)

Royden Napier, Baron Saint-Bryce, is tall, dark, and ruthless—and on the hunt for a dangerous beauty . . .

On the eve of her escape to the Continent, bold, beautiful Lisette Colburne accepts a proposal she dare not refuse: masquerade as the future bride of the steely-eyed Royden Napier and help him solve his most dangerous case. Soon Lisette is in even greater danger—of losing her heart to the one man with the power to destroy her .

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RtB January Staff Picks

The Perfect Hope (Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy #3) JoAnne’s Pick:  The Perfect Hope by Nora Roberts (5/5)  What JoAnne has to say:  “Loved it and would love the series to continue even though this is the end of the trilogy!”

Click here to check out JoAnne’s review!



Next of Kin (Rebel Ridge Series) Aubrey’s Pick:  Next of Kin by Sharon Sala (5/5)  What Aubrey has to say:  “An interesting read about family bonds and how kin will always help you in the end.”

Aubrey’s review coming soon!




Birthright Maria’s Pick:  Birthright by Valerie Parv (5/5)  What Maria has to say:  “I’d imagined this would be a formula romance with a Star Trek background, as the author is a veteran writer of Silhouette and Harlequin titles, but I couldn’t have been more wrong.  

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January New Releases

The Temptation of Your TouchThe Temptation of Your Touch by Teresa Medeiros (1/29/13)

Hell hath no fury like a bridegroom scorned in this scintillating romantic adventure from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author TERESA MEDEIROS.

Maximillian Burke prides himself on being the man every mother wants her daughter to marry, but after his scoundrel brother steals his bride, Max decides there’s more satisfaction in being a rogue than a gentleman. He flees London for lonely Cadgwyck Manor, and though the tumbledown estate comes complete with a ghost, it’s Max’s no-nonsense housekeeper who haunts his dreams.

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RtB 2012 Staff Picks!

Tons of excellent and memorable books have been read by our staff during 2012.  So many that it is nearly impossible to pick just one, however we have done our best to do just that and share our stand out read of the year!  What was your favorite/s?  We would love to hear from you!


JoAnne’s Pick:  Home Front by Kristin Hannah (5/5)
Click here to check out JoAnne’s review!

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Sarah L’s Pick:  ‘Montana Men Series’ 1-5 by Jaydyn Chelcee (5/5) What Sarah L has to say:  “This is one of the most phenomenal series that I have ever read.  

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RtB December Picks

No Holds BarredSarah L’s Pick: No Holds Barred by Jaydyn Chelcee (5/5)
Sarah’s review coming soon!



A Year in Provence JoAnne’s Pick:  A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle (5/5)
Click here to check out JoAnne’s review!



Shadow Crystal’s Pick:  Shadow by Laurann Dohner (5/5)
Crystal’s review coming soon!



Tear: A Seaside NovelAngieleigh’s Pick:  Tear by Rachel Van Dyken (5/5)  What Angieleigh has to say:  “One of the best books I have read this year!”
Click here to check out Angieleigh’s review!

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Book Tour Review: Wild About You by Kerrelyn Sparks

Wild About You by Kerrelyn Sparks
Series:  Love At Stake (# 13)
Release Date:  November 27, 2012
Publisher:  Avon
Page Count:  384 pages
Source:  Edelweiss

Handsome Howard . . .
Hunky Howard . . .
Hot Howard . . .

It’s not every day that Elsa Bjornberg feels delicate, not when she hosts a home renovation show where she can effortlessly demolish a kitchen. But from the moment she meets Howard Barr, this bear of a man makes her feel like a woman.