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Throwback Thursday Review: Emerald Fire by Phoebe Conn

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Emerald Fire by Phoebe Conn
Re-release Date: March 18, 2014 (originally published in 1987)
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Pages: 404
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

Desire led her across an ocean. Deception could send her straight into danger. When Virginian Evan Sinclair sets sail for Venice’s carnival season, his mind is set on revenge. Someone murdered his younger brother, and Evan’s only lead is a letter containing two clues: a love-struck description of a golden-haired, green-eyed beauty, and a handkerchief monogrammed with an A.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Boys of Life by Paul Russell

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Boys of Life by Paul Russell
Re-release Date: March 9, 2016 (originally released in 1992)
Publisher: Cleis Press
Pages: 319
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

Discover a compelling novel of innocence, betrayal, redemption and revenge in this re-publishing of Boys of Life. Tony is a young country boy with big dreams who’s utterly bored with the tedium of Kentucky life. So it’s no wonder he’s seduced by the smooth-talking Carlos Reichart, who convinces the young man to run away with him to New York and become his live-in lover and the star of a series of homoerotic films.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Die For Me by Jack Lynch

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Die for Me by Jack Lynch
Series: Bragg Thriller (# 8)
Re-release Date: January 23, 2015 (Originally published as Wolf House in 2002)
Publisher: Brash Books
Pages: 223
Source: Book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

A psychic Peter Bragg once saved from suicide has seen her future… death at the hands of a serial killer… and turns to Bragg to save her life again. As one corpse after another is unearthed in the woods of Jack London State Park, Bragg teams up with a Sheriff’s detective in a race against time, and perhaps fate, to hunt down a killer stalking the nightmare landscape of the psychic’s visions and the dark, deadly streets of San Francisco.

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Throwback Thursday Review: California Demon by Julie Kenner

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California Demon by Julie Kenner
Series: Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom (# 2)
Release Date: June 26, 2007
Publisher: Jove
Pages: 368
Source: Book received at AAD 2013

 

 

Between fending off demon attacks, trying to figure out why the mysterious new teacher at the high school seems strangely familiar, and keeping a watchful eye on her daughter’s growing infatuation with a surfer dude, Kate Connor is the busiest-and most dangerous-demon-hunting soccer mom on the block.

 






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Throwback Thursday Review: A Colourful Death by Carola Dunn

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A Colourful Death by Carola Dunn
Series: Cornish Mystery (# 2)
Release Date: June 8, 2010
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages: 352
Source: book provided by publisher for review

 

 

Eleanor Trewynn is a recently retired widow who has moved to the small village of Port Mabyn in Cornwall. Neither frail nor retiring, after a lifetime of traveling the world, she’s ready for an uneventful life with her dog and friends in this quiet town.
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Throwback Thursday Review: Codes and Roses by Julia Talbot

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Codes and Roses by Julia Talbot
Series: Bloodrose (# 1-3)
Release Date: September 23, 2009
Publisher: Torquere Press
Pages: 226
Source: book provided by publisher for review

 

 

Codes and Roses features three stories about the denizens of the Bloodrose, a club that pairs up supernatural creatures for the optimum sexual experience. In An Itch to Scratch, werewolf Deke hopes club owner Jonny can find him someone to satisfy his needs. Kasey seems to be the perfect vampire for the task of scratching Deke’s itch.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Thoroughly Tempted by Lyric James

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Thoroughly Tempted by Lyric James
Release Date: February 19, 2008
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Pages: 73
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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Who knew that a little Florida R&R could turn into something so thoroughly tempting!

Wounded cop Wesley Duncan is sent on a forced vacation to spend a week at Tempted, the perfect place for him to relax and recover. But recovery becomes the last thing on his mind when he discovers sexy spa owner Sierra is the only other person around.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Desperado by Tina Leonard

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Desperado by Tina Leonard
Series: Deep in the Heart (# 2)
Release Date: December 17, 2013 (originally pub in June 1998)
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Pages: 284
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

She’s about to make things rough for a smooth-talking man.

Let a lavender-haired city slicker use his ranch for a movie set? Cody Aguillar has an answer for her: It’ll be a cold day in hell. But he can’t deny Stormy Nixon is too cute for words, and though he had no intention of giving her what she wants, her determination is beginning to earn his admiration—and wear down his resistance.

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Throwback Thursday Review: By Love Enslaved by Phoebe Conn

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By Love Enslaved by Phoebe Conn
Release Date: November 20, 2012 (Originally published in 1989)
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Pages: 330
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

Every house has its secrets…

Captured on the isle of Erin by raiding Norsemen, Brendan has spent the last several years as a slave, passed from one owner to the next. Now the property of a prosperous Danish farmer, he passes the time playing family members against each other.

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Review: Come a Little Bit Closer by Bella Andre

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Come a Little Bit Closer by Bella Andre
Series: The Sullivans (# 7)
Published Date: November 28, 2012 (reissue Feb 2014)
Publisher: Harlequin
Pages: 400
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Movie star Smith Sullivan can’t afford any distractions. He’s staking his entire reputation on his new film…but he can’t stop thinking about Valentina Landon and the fire he sees smoldering just beneath the surface of her cool exterior.

Valentina isn’t averse to sensual pleasure, or even to the idea of finding true love, but as a Hollywood business manager she’s watched too many smart women fall for actors…only to be torn apart when the fairy tale comes to its inevitable end.