Romance Book Reviews (page 8)

SO TOUGH TO TAME by Victoria Dahl
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Dahl brings her signature potent blend of heated eroticism and emotional punch to another Jackson Hole cowboy story, to great success."
Charlie Allington comes home to Jackson Hole, Wyo., under a cloud of scandal, but with a new job and new lease on life, maybe it's time to have a little fling with her neighbor and old high school crush, cowboy Walker Pearce. Read full book review >
THE SUGAR COOKIE SWEETHEART SWAP by Donna Kauffman
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Three writers, three fun, sexy Christmas romances—light, sugary holiday fare."
Three best friends attend their small-town community Christmas cookie swap, bemoaning their loveless state, but the holiday season will prove to be their most romantic ever. Read full book review >

A SEASIDE CHRISTMAS by Sherryl Woods
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"A sweet, affecting holiday-themed read that will appeal to romance and Chesapeake Shores fans rooting for Jenny to find her own hero and happily-ever-after."
Successful songwriter Jenny Collins returns to Chesapeake Shores to escape Nashville and her messy breakup with country music star Caleb Green, but when Caleb follows her, entwining himself in her holiday season and her huge, extended stepfamily, she finds it hard to resist his charm despite their difficult past. Read full book review >
THE COUNTERFEIT MISTRESS by Madeline Hunter
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"A smooth, sexy and sophisticated spy-themed Regency romance."
As a French emigré, Marielle Lyon is playing a dangerous game; her compatriots aren't completely convinced she's who she claims to be, while the English are convinced she's a spy. Read full book review >
BY PROXY by Katy Regnery
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"For those focused on lasting emotional connections reached through good conversation, this book is a winner."
A wholesome contemporary romance set in small-town Montana. Read full book review >

ALWAYS ON MY MIND by Jill Shalvis
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"A sexy, textured winner."
After yet another spectacular life failure, Leah Sullivan comes back to Lucky Harbor to help her grandmother and embroils herself in a pretend relationship with her best friend that she wishes more than anything could be real. Read full book review >
COVET by Tracey Garvis Graves
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"A realistic, engaging portrayal of one woman's marriage in crisis and the choices she makes for the sake of love and self."
A lonely housewife befriends a lonely policeman, and the two begin a platonic but emotionally charged relationship. Read full book review >
THE LONGEST RIDE by Nicholas Sparks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Just the sort of thing for Sparks buffs."
Love means never having to say you're dead. Read full book review >
THE VALEDITZTORIAN by Alli Jay Curran
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 15, 2013

A clumsy medical student pratfalls her way through relationships, family feuds and scientific breakthroughs in this winsome romantic comedy. Read full book review >
THE SECRET OF ENDURING LOVE by Peter Sklivas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2013

"An original and well-written tale about achieving true love. "
In Sklivas' debut novel, the complexities of love are explored against a backdrop of spiritual and mythological lore. Read full book review >
THE LAST MACKLENNA by Katherine Lowry Logan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 11, 2013

"A human and humorous look at two headstrong characters battling the challenges that come with falling in love."
The worlds of thoroughbred racing and high-end wine-making provide a backdrop to this novel that mixes international romance with a mysterious death. Read full book review >
FLIRTING WITH FORTUNE by Erin Knightley
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"An emotional and refreshingly original Regency tale. Knightley's "sweet" (read: no sex) romance may gain favor with Regency fans hard-pressed to find less sexually provocative stories."
When Lady Beatrice Moore meets Sir Colin Tate, she is convinced he is the man of her dreams, and the fact that he is her favorite artist's son is a bonus; however, if there is one thing the lady can't abide, it's a fortune hunter, so it's a tragic shame that Sir Colin happens to be one. Read full book review >