Review: Hard Core by Jennifer Lowery

Hard Core by Jennifer Lowery
Release Date: July 7, 2012
Publisher:  Lyrical Press
Pages: 244
Source:  Publisher

He takes lives. She saves them. A supposedly hassle-free job for mercenary Cristian Slade becomes a mission of mercy when he saves a life instead of taking one. Slade’s new mission might be his most dangerous yet, because the danger is to his heart. Tragedy has sent esteemed surgeon Alana O’Grady to a remote a remote Nicaraguan island where she immerses herself in the lives of a native American tribe, using her talents for goodwill instead of wealth and prestige.


Review: Death, Taxes and Extra-Hold Hairspray by Diane Kelly

Death, Taxes and Extra-Hold Hairspray by Diane Kelly
Series: Tara Holloway Novel Series (# 3)
Release Date: June 26, 2012
Publisher:  St. Martin’s Paperback
Pages: 338
Source:  Publisher

When you’re an agent for the IRS, it’s always tax time. And this season, Tara Holloway is up to her neck in work with two very knotty cases. One involves a charismatic minister who’s using his mega-church as a tax shelter. The other is a crazy militant who’s trying to turn Texas into a separate country.


Review: Perfect Persuasion by Scarlett Scott

Perfect Persuasion by Scarlett Scott
Release Date: July 5, 2012
Publisher:  Ellora’s Cave
File Size: 443 KB
Source:  Publisher

After a wild weekend of passion on a business trip, Claire discovers she’s pregnant with her boss’s baby. It wouldn’t be such a big deal—if Logan wasn’t the world’s most arrogant jerk. She decides to keep the pregnancy a secret, even if it means losing her job.

It doesn’t take long for Logan to realize what’s going on and he isn’t happy Claire tried to hide the truth.


Review: All You Need Is Love by Cathy Tully

All You Need Is Love by Cathy Tully
Release Date: June 27, 2012
Publisher:  Astraea Press
Pages: 227
Source:  publisher

Kaitlin Stiles’ plan is to take over her family coffeehouse; until Cunningham Coffee moves to town and puts every mom and pop coffee establishment within fifty miles out of business. In doubt about her future, she travels to Boston to care for her ailing grandmother and take a part-time job as a dog walker.

Jack DeVane is on the fast track to becoming the youngest CEO in Cunningham Coffee history.


Review: Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis

Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis
Series: Lucky Harbor (# 6)
Release Date: July 31, 2012
Publisher:  Grand Central
Pages: 384
Source:  NetGalley


Grace never thought she’d be starting her life over from scratch. Losing everything has landed her in Lucky Harbor, working as a dog walker for overwhelmed ER doctor Josh Scott. But the day his nanny fails to show up, Grace goes from caring for Josh’s lovable mutt to caring for his rambunctious son.


Review: Big Sky Mountain by Linda Lael Miller

Big Sky Mountain by Linda Lael Miller
Series: Parable, Montana/Big Sky Series (# 2)
Release Date: August 1, 2012
Publisher:  Harlequin/HQN
Pages: 384
Source:  NetGalley

With his rugged good looks, vast wealth and family name, hell-raiser Hutch Carmody is still the golden boy of Parable, Montana. But he’s done some growing up—making peace with his illegitimate half brother and inheriting half of Whisper Creek Ranch, which should have been all his. These days, Hutch knows there are some things money can’t buy: like the heart of loving, ladylike divorcée Kendra Shepherd.


Review: Crazy On You by Rachel Gibson

crazyonyouCrazy On You by Rachel Gibson
Release Date: May 1, 2012
Publisher: Avon Impulse
Pages: 80 pages/287 KB
Source: Edelweiss



Lily Darlington’s been called crazy in her day—and, yeah, driving her car into her ex-husband’s living room probably wasn’t the smartest move ever made—but the louse deserved it. Now Lily is happily single, and she’s turned it all around. She knows she’s a good mom, a homeowner, and a businesswoman, all wrapped up in one good-looking package.


Review: Summer Days by Susan Mallery

Summer Days by Susan Mallery
Series: Fool’s Gold (# 7)
Release Date: May 29, 2012
Publisher: HQN Books
Pages: 384
Source: NetGalley



Locked in an unexpected land dispute, Rafe Stryker is trapped in the one place he vowed never to return to—the Castle Ranch in Fool’s Gold, California. He made millions facing ruthless adversaries in the boardroom, but nothing could’ve prepared him to go head-to-head against stubborn, beautiful Heidi Simpson. No one is more surprised than Rafe to discover that he’s finding Heidi—and life as a cowboy—much more compelling than he wants to admit.


Review: Trouble Me by Laura Moore

Trouble Me by Laura Moore
Trouble Me by Laura Moore 
Series: Rosewood Trilogy (# 3)
Release Date: March 27, 2012
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages: 432
Source: book provided by the author

Trouble isn’t the only thing on her mind.

The youngest and wildest of the Radcliffe sisters, Jade is the last to return home to her family’s sprawling Virginia horse farm and its unsettling memories. She never planned on a night of passion with a stranger before starting her new life as a teacher and riding instructor—or the shock of recognizing the man who gave her so much pleasure standing right there in her classroom.


Review: Somebody to Love by Kristan Higgins

Somebody To Love
Somebody to Love by Kristan Higgins 
Release Date: April 24, 2012
Publisher: HQN Books
Pages: 432 pages
Source: NetGalley

After her father loses the family fortune in an insider-trading scheme, single mom Parker Welles is faced with some hard decisions. First order of business: go to Gideon’s Cove, Maine, to sell the only thing she now owns—a decrepit house in need of some serious flipping. When her father’s wingman, James Cahill, asks to go with her, she’s not thrilled…even if he is fairly gorgeous and knows his way around a toolbox.