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Review: Merely A Marriage by Jo Beverley

Merely A Marriage by Jo Beverley
Release Date:  May 30, 2017
Publisher:  Berkley
Pages:  380
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

As England mourns the death of Princess Charlotte, Lady Ariana Boxstall has another succession in mind. Her brother, Norris, is a strapping young man, but he’s also happily unmarried and childless. Norris agrees to take a wife on one condition: that Ariana take a husband first. Although she realizes she risks a lifetime in a loveless marriage, for the sake of her family, Ariana accepts his challenge.

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Review: Love’s Sunrise by Dorothy Wiley

Love’s Sunrise by Dorothy Wiley
Series: Wilderness Hearts (# 2)
Release Date:  June 24, 2017
Publisher: self published
Pages:  375
Source: book provided by author for review

 

 

Gabe McGrath has secured the title to his land among the blue-green pastures and rolling hills of 1806 frontier Kentucky. During a violent storm–the second worst night of his life–Gabe seeks shelter at the home of a nearby cattleman and meets the man’s stunning, strong-willed daughter, Martha Wyllie.

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Review: Hard–Hearted Highlander by Julia London

Hard–Hearted Highlander by Julia London
Series: Highland Grooms (# 3)
Release Date: April 25, 2017
Publisher: Harlequin Romance
Pages: 384
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

An ill-fated elopement cost English-born governess Bernadette Kent her reputation, her fickle lover and any chance of a future match. She has nothing left to fear—not even the bitter, dangerously handsome Scot due to marry her young charge. Naive wallflower Avaline is terrified to wed Rabbie Mackenzie, but if he sends her home, she will be ruined.

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Review: Two Suitors for Anna by Molly Jebber

Two Suitors for Anna by Molly Jebber
Series: A Keepsake Pocket Quilt (# 3)
Release Date: January 31, 2017
Publisher: Zebra
Pages: 288
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Anna Plank moved to Ohio with her widowed mother and two sisters.  She tells herself that as soon as Noah Schwartz, the love of her life, proposes, they will start their new chapter here in Ohio.  Noah has other plans, and tells her he wants to travel and live in the other communities.

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Review: Sinful Scottish Laird by Julia London

Sinful Scottish Laird by Julia London
Series: Highland Grooms (# 2)
Release Date: February 28, 2017
Publisher: Harlequin Books
Pages: 384
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Widowed and forced to remarry in three years’ time or forfeit her son’s inheritance, Daisy Bristol, Lady Chatwick, has plenty of suitors vying for her hand and her fortune. But a letter from a long-lost love sends Daisy and her young son to her Scottish Highland estate to buy time for his return.

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Review: The Duke Demands by Anna Harrington

The Duke Demands by Anna Harrington
Series: Capturing the Carlisles (# 1)
Release Date: February 28, 2017
Publisher: Forever
Pages: 368
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Miranda Hodgkins has only ever wanted one thing: to marry Robert Carlisle. And she simply can’t wait a moment longer. During the Carlisle family masquerade ball, Miranda boldly sneaks into his bedchamber with seduction on her mind. Soon she’s swept into rock-hard arms for the most breathtaking kiss of her life.

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Review: The Viscount’s Rose by Meara Platt

The Viscount’s Rose by Meara Platt
Series: The Farthingtons (# 5)
Release Date: September 19, 2016
Publisher: Self Published
Pages: 246
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

When Rose Farthingale is saved from the rubble of her pottery workshop, she knows that she must repay this debt to her handsome rescuer by abducting him (at his family’s desperate urging) in order to save him from the clutches of the scheming woman he is presently courting and intending to marry.

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Review: Between the Devil and the Duke by Kelly Bowen

Between the Devil and the Duke by Kelly Bowen
Series: A Season for Scandal (# 3)
Release Date: January 31, 2017
Publisher: Forever
Pages: 353
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Their love was always in the cards.
He should have thrown her out. But when club owner Alexander Lavoie catches a mysterious blonde counting cards at his vingt-et-un table, he’s more intrigued than angry. He has to see more of this beauty-in his club, in his office, in his bed.

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Review: Wild Wicked Scot by Julia London

Wild Wicked Scot by Julia London
Series: Highland Grooms (# 1)
Release Date: December 27, 2016
Publisher: Harlequin Books
Pages: 378
Source: book purchased by reviewer

 

 

Wicked intrigue unfolds as an unlikely marriage leads to a path of risky desire in the lush, green Scottish Highlands.

Born into riches and groomed in English luxury, Margot Armstrong didn’t belong in a Scottish chieftain’s devil-may-care world. Three years ago she fled their marriage of convenience and hasn’t looked back—except to relive the moments spent in wild, rugged Arran McKenzie’s passionate embrace.

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Throwback Thursday Review: The Bird’s Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggins

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The Bird’s Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggins
Re-release Date: May 12, 2012 (originally published in 1888)
Publisher: None (Public Domain)
Pages: 36
Source: Book available for free on Amazon
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The story is about Carol Bird, a Christmas-born child, who as a young girl is unusually loving and generous, having a positive effect on everyone with whom she comes into contact. She is the youngest member of her family and has devoted older brothers.