Jan 272015
 

Secrets of a Scandalous Heiress by Theresa Romain
Series: Matchmaker Trilogy (# 3)
Release Date: January 6, 2015
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages: 323
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

ONE GOOD PROPOSITION DESERVES ANOTHER…

Heiress Augusta Meredith can’t help herself—she stirs up gossip wherever she goes. A stranger to Bath society, she pretends to be a charming young widow, until sardonic, darkly handsome Joss Everett arrives from London and uncovers her charade.

Now they’ll weave their way through the pitfalls of the polite world only if they’re willing to be true to themselves…and to each other…

 

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Jan 272015
 

Season of Desire by Theresa Romain
Series:  Holiday Pleasures (# 4)
Release Date: October 7, 2014
Publisher: Kensignton Zebra
Pages: 323
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Like her four sisters, Lady Audrina Bradleigh is expected to marry a duke, lead fashion, and behave with propriety. Consequently, Audrina pursues mischief with gusto, attending scandalous parties and indulging in illicit affairs. But when an erstwhile lover threatens to ruin her reputation, Audrina has no choice but to find a respectable husband at once.

Who would guess that her search would lead her to Giles Rutherford, a blunt-spoken American on a treasure hunt of his own? When a Christmas snowstorm strands the pair at a country inn, more secrets are traded than gifts—along with kisses that require no mistletoe—and Audrina discovers even proper gentlemen have their wicked side…

 

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Jan 262015
 

Fate Reborn by Christina Ow
Series: Dukka Fates (# 1)
Release Date: January 30, 2015
Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing
Pages: 218
Source: Book provided by the author for review

 

 

Ashat is a werewolf who’s lived three centuries in sorrow and torment after his family was killed by an enemy-Baku. The only way he is able to bear his long life is drinking himself into a drunken stupor, women and hunting down Baku. His world suddenly changes when he meets Merilee and he is finally able to love and be happy again.

Merilee lost her family in a fire when she was five. However she isn’t too sure about that, her nightmares show her something very different to what her shrink has been telling her for thirteen years. She was raised by her two adoptive sisters Ann and Maria in an orphanage. She has a fear of letting people in and losing them. This fear makes her put up with an obnoxious boyfriend Steve until she’s finally gets the courage to get rid of him.

She finally meets a man who she instantly has a crush on and ultimately falls in love with after their first night together.

But Merilee and Ashat have met before in the worst of situations.

 

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Jan 222015
 

Someone Like You by Amy Smolcic
Release Date: November 25, 2014
Publisher: self published
Pages:  198
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

 She has walked on the catwalks of every major designer and earned enough money to live comfortably for ten lifetimes. Country girl, Chloe Jackson, has hit it big.

However, all that glitters isn’t gold and beneath the lights and glamour is a dark world.

Jaeger Colton dreams of greatness. He and his band relocated to New York City with the hope of making it big. But with their record contract being cancelled, his dream has been put on hold. With the disappointment, will he chase the dream he desperately wants?

When their worlds collide, can Jaeger help Chloe pick up the pieces? Or, will it be up to Chloe to transform her broken life?

 

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Jan 212015
 

A Pirate’s Revenge by M.L. Guida
Series: Legends of the Soaring Phoenix (# 2)
Release Date: July 10, 2014
Publisher: Buffalo Mountain Press
Pages: 357
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Cursed by a demon, William O’Brien changes into a dragon with mystical powers he can’t control. In dragon form he becomes a ravenous beast with the power to destroy the crew of the Soaring Phoenix. He’s forced to make a decision: leave the ship or face killing the crew.
But before he can go, he discovers a new menace hunts him. The God of the Underworld has released a female demon, more deadly and evil than before, with orders to capture William and combine his powers with a male witch in order to destroy the crew of the Soaring Phoenix.
Mariah Fey, a talented witch, wants only to save her brother from the bowels of the evil pirate ship, the Fiery Damsel. If William will trust her, she can teach him how to harvest his gifts, control his abilities and together their true love can defeat their enemies.

 

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Jan 202015
 

The Love Commission by Vicki Ballante
Series:  Savannah Sprites (# 1)
Release Date: December 9, 2014
Publisher: Decadent Publishing
Pages: 171
Source: Book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

Gelsey is a savannah sprite—a fairy in Africa who works to preserve the earth. She’s a pro at eco-balance, but when the fairy queen gives her a commission to become a human to learn the meaning of love, she’s miserable. She has to give it her best as it’s the only way to get her dream job—to save the African Wild Cat.


After a short time in her new life, Gelsey is swept into the world of Evan’s love. Now, she must make an impossible choice—give up her life with the man who owns her heart or lose her fairyhood forever.

 

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Jan 202015
 

At Second Glance by Vicki Ballante
Release Date: September 5, 2014
Publisher:  Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
Pages: 73
Source: Book provided by the author for review
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Four years after her divorce, Merryn decides she’s ready to find someone. Joining an online singles site, she connects with the perfect guy. Funny, sexy, sensitive. When he suggests they meet, excitement compels her to say yes.

Kirk pines for his ex-wife, but realizes he must move forward. After several stimulating online chats, he believes she might be the one for him. Smart, sexy, willing to experiment and learn. But when he happens across his ex, all his plans fly out the window.

Will Merryn learn to relax and have fun without giving her heart? Can Kirk forget the past and become the man he longs to be?

 

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Jan 152015
 

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When Love Comes Along by Elaine Coffman
Series: Mackinnon (# 6)
Re-release Date: June 6, 2013 (originally published Sept 1996)
Publisher: Ellora’s Cave
File Size: 440kb
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

                       

 

Fletcher Ramsay is a man in search of his destiny. He travels to Scotland for revenge and his stolen title—the Duke of Glengarry. He has prepared for this all his life and nothing will stand between him and his goal.

Well, almost nothing. It seems it is also Fletcher’s destiny to meet Cathleen Lindsay, a minister’s granddaughter, and as pure as first fallen snow. At first, Cathleen resents Fletcher’s intrusion into the lives of herself and her grandfather, for she knows they are opposites in every possible way. But time is on Fletcher’s side, and she begins to see the gentle soul behind the impassioned man seeking revenge. But loving Fletcher can be dangerous, and Fletcher must risk all to protect Cathleen and everything he believes in.

 

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Jan 142015
 

What a Woman Desires by Rachel Brimble
Release Date: January 5, 2015
Publisher: Lyrical Press
Pages: 222
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

From country girl to actress of the stage, one woman dares to live her dreams—but is she brave enough to open her heart…?

Monica Danes always wanted more than the village of Biddlestone had to offer. After a failed courtship to a man of her parents’ choosing, she fled for the city of Bath and never looked back. Today, Monica is the undisputed queen of the theater—a wealthy, independent woman. But when she is called home in the wake of tragedy, Monica returns—intending to leave again as soon as possible.

Thomas Ashby has been a groom at the Danes estate since he was a boy—and has been enamored with Monica for almost as long. He knows he isn’t a suitable match for his master’s daughter, despite the special bond he and Monica have always shared—and their undeniable attraction. But now that she’s returned, Thomas has one last chance to prove himself worthy—and to show Monica a life, and a love, she won’t want to give up…

 

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Jan 132015
 

An Affair Downstairs by Sherri Browning
Series: Thornbrook Park (# 2)
Release Date: January 6, 2015
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Pages: 384
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

The Countess of Aberford is determined to make a match for her sister, Lady Alice Emerson, but each man she brings to Thornbrook Park only inflames Alice’s improper interest in unsuitable Logan Winthrop, a rugged man once accused of murdering his great rival.

Logan’s determined to shelter himself from the pain of unrequited love—he knows the feeling all too well—but something about Alice stirs his desire to start living again. Though they fight their urges, the pair can only resist for so long; eventually they must choose between bowing to society’s rules or breaking them…

 

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